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

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Some of the houses in Queen Anne Square, in the city’s touristic heart, were moved there, at least one from a neighboring town. Cornelia Dean, New York Times, "‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas," 8 July 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 The meandering, hilly streets of its riverside Old Town are less regimented than the grand boulevards of Vienna or Budapest, the twin touristic titans that tend to eclipse Bratislava in terms of attention. Tara Isabella Burton, WSJ, "Escape to Bratislava: A Secret Charmer on the Danube," 18 Sep. 2018 Some 100-plus hotel guests, in a mix of touristic athleisure and casual cocktail attire, were milling around the hotel’s grand atrium. Zach Everson, Condé Nast Traveler, "Inside the World’s Most Controversial Hotel," 2 May 2018 Lower Manhattan also began to embrace its own heritage, as landlords who once valued only commercial viability now saw the buildings’ residential and touristic appeal. Jason Farago, New York Times, "When Wall Street Was Unoccupied," 11 Jan. 2018 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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