|Origin:||tour, tourn 'circular course, turn'; TURN1|
tour1 W2 [countable]
a journey for pleasure, during which you visit several different towns, areas etc
a 10-day tour of China
a walking/cycling/sightseeing etc tour➔ package tour
a cycling tour of Cornwall
We met on a coach tour in Italy.
a short trip through a place to see it
a guided tour around the Kennedy Space Center
Kim worked as a tour guide in Cambridge last summer.
a planned journey made by musicians, a sports team etc in order to perform or play in several places
the England cricket team's tour of India
The Moscow Symphony Orchestra is here on tour.
the first leg of the band's European tour (=the first part of it)
a period during which you go to live somewhere, usually abroad, to do your job, especially military work:
his third tour in Northern Ireland
an official visit to a place, institution, group etc in order to check its quality or performance