an extended tour of Europe, formerly regarded as a necessary part of the education of young British gentlemen.
an extended tour of any region or country.
a comprehensive guided tour or inspection, as of a building, exhibit, or military installation.
(formerly) an extended tour through the major cities of Europe, esp one undertaken by a rich or aristocratic Englishman to complete his education
(informal) an extended sightseeing trip, tour of inspection, etc
A comprehensive tour, survey, or inspection. For example, They took me on a grand tour of their new house, or The new chairman will want to make a grand tour of all the branches. Starting in the late 1600s this term was used for a tour of the major European cities, considered essential to a well-bred man’s education. In the mid-1800s it was extended to more general use.
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[trav-ers] /ˈtræv ərs/ noun 1. an inlet of Lake Michigan on the NW of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
noun 1. an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands of the West Indies. 7 miles (11 km) long. 2. capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, on Grand Turk. [turks; kahy-kohs, key-] /tɜrks; ˈkaɪ koʊs, ˈkeɪ-/ plural noun 1. two groups of islands in the SE Bahamas: British crown colonies. About 166 sq. mi. […]
[grand-uhng-kuh l] /ˈgrændˌʌŋ kəl/ noun 1. an uncle of one’s father or mother; a great-uncle. /ˈɡrændˌʌŋkəl/ noun 1. another name for great-uncle