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travelogue

or trav·e·log

[trav-uh-lawg, -log]
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noun
  1. a lecture, slide show, or motion picture describing travels.
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Origin of travelogue

1900–05, Americanism; blend of travel and monologue
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  • "Here we have his travelogue for five years back," said Updyke, airily.

    Dreamy Hollow

    Sumner Charles Britton

  • A travelogue, one chapter of which deals with "A Dakota Paradise."

  • Her report was really an interesting 'travelogue' of a trip around the world, given in tabloid form.

  • Her report was really an interesting "travelogue" of a trip around the world, given in tabloid form.


British Dictionary definitions for travelogue

travelogue

sometimes US travelog

noun
  1. a film, lecture, or brochure on travels and travelling
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Word Origin

C20: from travel + -logue
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Word Origin and History for travelogue

n.

"a talk on travel," 1903, a hybrid word coined by U.S. traveler Burton Holmes (1870-1958) from travel + Greek-derived -logue, abstracted from monologue.

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