touristic

adjective
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 touristically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of touristic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visit San Antonio is a nonprofit organization that highlights the city's touristic attractions and history on its website. Priscilla Aguirre, ExpressNews.com, "Visit San Antonio tourism agency furloughs half of staff due to coronavirus pandemic," 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, "Brazil’s biggest favela seeks foreigner ban on virus fears," 17 Mar. 2020 Other touristic sites in Rio de Janeiro are also starting to come under the microscope. Washington Post, "Brazil’s biggest favela seeks foreigner ban on virus fears," 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, "Oil spills reach more than 100 regions of Brazil’s coast," 26 Sep. 2019 The main cultural and touristic attractions also surround the property. Kaitlin Menza, Town & Country, "The Best Room at...Hotel Splendide Royal in Paris," 8 Jan. 2019 But all these tendrils of touristic desire, every tweet, can reach through a neighborhood and break up its residential life. Anne Gisleson, Curbed, "Bywater faces its future," 23 May 2018 The last attack occurred in March near the touristic southern town of Carcassonne where an extremist with a gun killed three people, two in a supermarket, including an officer who exchanged himself for a hostage. Washington Post, "French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker," 13 May 2018 The last attack occurred in March near the touristic southern town of Carcassonne where an extremist with a gun killed three people, two in a supermarket, including an officer who exchanged himself for a hostage. Elaine Ganley, The Seattle Times, "French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of touristic

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Touristic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touristic. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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