tour·​is·​tic | \ tu̇r-ˈi-stik How to pronounce touristic (audio) \

Definition of touristic

: of or relating to a tour, tourism, or tourists the touristic tradition of visiting Roman ruins by night— Naomi Rosenblum

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Other Words from touristic

touristically \ tu̇r-​ˈi-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce touristic (audio) \ adverb

Examples of touristic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its colorful houses -pink, ochre or red-, its tiny cobbled stone alleys in the old part of the village, the square harbor with its small fishing boats, its welcoming cafés and touristic restaurants and its white sand beach make Cassis charming. Cécilia Pelloux, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Clean air, beautiful walks along the coast and unspoiled nature grace this less-touristic area of the Lagoa region. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 30 May 2021 Now one of the most touristic destinations in Costa Rica with over a million tourists each year, there’s plenty to do here that doesn’t just involve the volcano. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 16 Mar. 2021 This is an important economic, touristic moment for the State of Israel. Richard Tribou,, 1 Mar. 2021 Visit San Antonio is a nonprofit organization that highlights the city's touristic attractions and history on its website. Priscilla Aguirre,, 8 May 2020 State firemen in three trucks parked Monday on the sidewalks of the touristic beaches of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana, playing a recording urging beach-goers to leave in order to prevent spread of the virus. Washington Post, 17 Mar. 2020 Other touristic sites in Rio de Janeiro are also starting to come under the microscope. Washington Post, 17 Mar. 2020 The environmental institute didn’t describe the size of the spills, which affected 46 cities, including several touristic destinations. Mauricio Savarese, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of touristic

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of touristic was in 1848

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15 Jul 2021

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“Touristic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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