In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sightseeing trip)tour masculine
2Historyviaje de recorrido por Europa masculine
- He made the grand tour of Europe in 1853 and came home to Cincinnati to paint romantic Italianate landscapes.
- The upper-class tradition of the grand tour with travel seen as heightening knowledge and experience had a powerful effect on the organization of exploration and the way it was written up.
- His parents had prospered in the colony and were able to give their son a good education, which included a grand tour of Britain and Europe while he was still in his teens.
- For eighteen months, as Sir Humphrey's personal assistant, he travelled with him on a grand tour of Europe.
- At this time it was customary for the sons of the top people to make a grand tour of Europe as part of finishing their education.
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