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sightseeing

[ sahyt-see-ing ]
/ ˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ /
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noun

the act of visiting and seeing places and objects of interest.

adjective

seeing, showing, or used for visiting sights: a sightseeing bus.

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Origin of sightseeing

First recorded in 1840–50; sight + seeing
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British Dictionary definitions for sightseeing

sightseeing
/ (ˈsaɪtˌsiːɪŋ) /

noun informal

  1. the activity of visiting the famous or interesting sights of a place
  2. (as modifier)sightseeing trip
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