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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tour  \Tour\,  n.  [F.  tour.  See  {Tower}.] 
  A  tower.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tour  \Tour\,  n.  [F.  tour.  See  {Turn},  v.  t.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  The  bird  of  Jove  stooped  from  his  airy  tour. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  A  turn;  a  revolution;  as  the  tours  of  the  heavenly 
  bodies.  [Obs.]  --Blackmore. 
 
  3.  (Mil.)  anything  done  successively,  or  by  regular  order  a 
  turn;  as  a  tour  of  duty. 
 
  Syn:  Journey;  excursion.  See  {Journey}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tour  \Tour\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Toured};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Touring}.] 
  To  make  a  tourm;  as  to  tour  throught  a  country.  --T.  Hughes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tour 
  n  1:  an  extended  journey  [syn:  {circuit}] 
  2:  a  time  for  working  (after  which  you  will  be  relieved  by 
  someone  else);  "it's  my  go";  "a  spell  of  work"  [syn:  {go}, 
  {spell},  {turn}] 
  3:  a  period  of  time  spent  in  military  service  [syn:  {enlistment}, 
  {hitch},  {term  of  enlistment},  {tour  of  duty},  {duty  tour}] 
  v  :  make  a  tour  of  a  certain  place 




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