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return ticket

a ticket for the return portion of a trip.
Chiefly British. a round-trip ticket.
Origin of return ticket
First recorded in 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On that solitary string hangs everything from Armageddon to an almanac, from a successful revolution to a return ticket.

  • "Only one return ticket," he whispered as he approached the ticket office.

  • On the following morning Mountjoy was up, for him, very early, and taking a return ticket went down to Buston.

    Mr. Scarborough's Family Anthony Trollope
  • It was running low again, but enough for a return ticket to Hilton.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • Did they bring reinforcements, or were they waiting to take "Long Tom" home by return ticket?

    Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
  • And has Merrihew told you to get a return ticket before you sail?

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for return ticket

return ticket

(Brit) a ticket entitling a passenger to travel to his destination and back again US and Canadian equivalent round-trip ticket
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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