travelogue

noun

trav·​el·​ogue ˈtra-və-ˌlȯg How to pronounce travelogue (audio)
-ˌläg
variants or travelog
1
: a piece of writing about travel
2
: a talk or lecture on travel usually accompanied by a film or slides
3
: a narrated motion picture about travel

Examples of travelogue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Head down to the Stanford campus for a Spanish travelogue presented by the San Francisco Symphony. Shawna Chen, Axios, 11 July 2024 One is the truly fabulous performance of Ghee as The Lady Chablis, a transgender Savannah performer who was but a minor character in Berendt’s original work, which was an observational, mostly factual travelogue that flowed from his obsession with the people of Georgia’s most interesting city. Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune, 9 July 2024 Such wisdom fills the pages of this immensely entertaining history, which is constructed around medieval guidebooks and travelogues, and highlights dazzling destinations like Constantinople and Rhodes under the Knights Hospitaller. The New Yorker, 12 June 2024 The weirdness could be dialed down just a bit to bring in a broader audience and make the show feel more about pop culture and world events vs. a Los Angeles travelogue. Josef Adalian, Vulture, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for travelogue 

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Word History

Etymology

travel + -logue

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of travelogue was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Travelogue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/travelogue. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

travelogue

noun
trav·​el·​ogue
variants or travelog
1
: an illustrated lecture or film about travel
2
: a piece of writing about travel

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