tourist card


: a citizenship identity card issued to a tourist usually for a stated period of time in lieu of a passport or a visa

Examples of tourist card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The club issues advance tourist cards and offers the best deals on Mexican automobile insurance. Nicole Sours Larson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Dec. 2023 In addition, Mexico requires that all foreign visitors who are not legal residents of Mexico have a tourist card or visa. James Clark,, 19 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tourist card was in 1948

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“Tourist card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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