Tour in a sentence

The word "tour" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of tour and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Tour

  • A going round; a circuit; hence, a journey in a circuit; a prolonged circuitous journey; a comprehensive excursion; as, the tour of Europe; the tour of France or England.
  • anything done successively, or by regular order; a turn; as, a tour of duty.
  • To make a tourm; as, to tour throught a country.
  • a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
  • a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
  • a period of time spent in military service
  • make a tour of a certain place

How to use tour in a sentence. Tour pronunciation.

Here he was mistaken for a state functionary on tour among the provinces for purposes of government inspection.
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I shall make a hurried tour through the West Indian Islands, then cross to the States, and travel by land to New York or Boston, seeing all I can afford to on the way.
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From the moment when, as one of the WILLIAMSON party, you sit down to breakfast on the terrace of Shepherd's, till you take leave of your fellow-travellers in the mountain-tomb of QUEEN CANDACE, you will enjoy the nearest possible approach to a luxurious Egyptian tour, under delightful guidance, and at an inclusive fare of six shillings.
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The General, after making the tour of Europe with his young wife, had taken possession of his hotel in the Rue Vanneau, where he lived in great splendor.
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There was nothing to see in Wales but castles, and he was weary of castles, and longed to see the cathedrals of York and Salisbury; for he had often seen them in pictures, and had more than once thought of a walking tour through England.
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The Moravians still at Savannah came in a boat to welcome them, and take them to their house, but Boehler was anxious to see the scene of his future labors, and stayed in town only a few days, leaving on the 21st for a tour through Carolina.
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Their masters, as a rule, thought the missionaries were attempting an almost hopeless task in trying to lift these negroes above the brute creation, but were quite willing to give permission and an opportunity to reach them, and on this tour Boehler found only one land-owner who refused his consent.
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From time to time he was able to be up, and even to visit Savannah, but he was so weak and his feet were so badly swollen that walking was very difficult, and of course missionary tours were impossible.
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The banners or standards, which were carried by the leaders of a war party or a party going on a dancing tour, are depicted with their decorations of strips of red and blue Indian cloth.
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Athanasius, Basil, Chrysostom, Gregory of Nazianzen in the East, Jerome, Augustine, Ruffinus, Evagrius, Fulgentius, Sulpicius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian, Martin of Tours, Salvian, Caesarius of Arles, were all monks, or as much of monks as their duties would allow them to be.
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In the desert isle of Gallinaria, near Genoa, he lived on roots, to train himself for the monastic life; and then went north-west, to Poitiers, to found Liguge (said to be the most ancient monastery in France), to become Bishop of Tours, and to overthrow throughout his diocese, often at the risk of his life, the sacred oaks and Druid stones of the Gauls, and the temples and idols of the Romans.
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But he-like many more-longed for the peace of the hermit's cell; and near Tours, between the river Loire and lofty cliffs, he hid himself in a hut of branches, while his eighty disciples dwelt in caves of the rocks above, clothed only in skins of camels.
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He is said to have visited, at some period of his life, the monastery of St. Martin at Tours; to have studied with St. Germanus at Auxerre; and to have gone to one of the islands of the Tuscan sea, probably Lerins itself; and, whether or not we believe the story that he was consecrated bishop by Pope Celestine at Rome, we can hardly doubt that he was a member of that great spiritual succession of ascetics who counted St. Antony as their father.
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He too, according to Bede, who lived some 250 years after his time, went to Rome; and he is said to have visited and corresponded with St. Martin of Tours.
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Fraulein Hedwig was gone, and Weeks, the American who generally accompanied them on their rambles, had set out for a tour of South Germany.
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La Turquie s'est toujours montrée impuissante à absorber les nationalités chrétiennes auxquelles elle s'est superposée, et aujourd'hui, l'autorité hamidienne, tour à tour débile et violente, ne peut plus retenir sous le joug les peuples opprimés depuis des siècles.
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Les deux frères aînés furent tour à tour assassinés; un puîné, Joanice, leur succéda, et sa renommée parvint jusqu'au pape Innocent III, qui s'efforça de l'amener dans le giron de l'Église de Rome, en lui rappelant, «ce qui flattait l'amour-propre de Joanice,» dit le chroniqueur, «qu'il était issu d'une souche romaine[16].
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Il tomba à son tour victime d'un assassin.
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C'est ainsi que, pendant la guerre gréco-turque, lorsque les amiraux commandant les escadres européennes réunies à l'île de Crète durent nommer l'un d'eux pour les présider, c'est tour à tour l'amiral français et l'amiral italien qui furent choisis.
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Lorsque, en fondant l'Empire romain d'Orient (330 après J.-C.), Constantin eut fait de Byzance sa résidence impériale, la ville et les provinces environnantes de la péninsule balkanique furent romanisées tour à tour; la langue latine persista même, dans l'administration et le commerce, jusqu'au septième siècle, c'est-à-dire jusqu'au règne de Phocas, où commença le déclin du latinisme, sous l'influence des empereurs de race grecque ou grécisants, originaires de la péninsule balkanique.
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Examples of Tour

Example #1
This amused the poet so keenly that he narrated all the circumstances to Gogol and suggested that the latter make a play with this experience as the basis of the plot.
Example #2
The origin of the play is as follows: while travelling in Russia one day, Pushkin stopped at Nizhni-Novgorod.
Example #3
See, then, what I have decided.
Example #4
There followed many affectionate phrases, but Nancy's heart remained cold.
Example #5
No, it is not so much as a novel of adventure that might have happened pretty well anywhere that I advise you to read this book, but as a super-guide to scenes and sensations that happen in Egypt and nowhere else.
Example #6
Also I wish to record my passionate protest against stories of treasure-trove in which the treasure is not taken away in sacks and used to enrich the hunters; I am all against leaving it underground, for whatever charming and romantic reasons.