Wordlist: Sightseeing - List 1

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sightseeing
 
the practice of going out and looking at things, usually sights
 
go sightseeing
 
 
sights
 
the things worth seeing in a particular place
 
have a look at
 
 
tourist
 
someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business
 
tourist information
 
a public place which offers information to tourists
 
visit
 
to go and meet (a person) or see (a place)
 
visitor
 
someone staying as a guest; someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event
 
guide
 
someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation
 
attraction
 
an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of people
 
tourist attraction
 
an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of tourists
 
 
    • sightseeing(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the practice of going out and looking at things, usually sights
    • Example:
      • Sightseeing is a popular reason to visit San Francisco.
  • go sightseeing
    • go sightseeing(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • They often go sightseeing when they are on holiday.
  • sights
    • sights(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • the things worth seeing in a particular place
    • Example:
      • Which sights can you recommend in London?
  • have a look at
    • have a look at(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • You must have a look at the old castle.
      • Synonym(s):
        look at
  • tourist
    • tourist, tourists(noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business
    • Example:
      • Many tourists visit New York City every year.
    • tourist information(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a public place which offers information to tourists
    • Example:
      • We should go to the tourist information to get a map of the city.
    • visit[ˈvɪzɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to go and meet (a person) or see (a place)
    • Example:
      • I'm just visiting for the day.
  • visitor
    • visitor, visitors[ˈvɪzɪtə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone staying as a guest; someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event
    • Example:
      • Just a few visitors are at the museum today.
    • guide, guides[ɡaɪd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation
    • Example:
      • The guide showed us around the city.
  • attraction
    • attraction, attractions[əˈtɹæk.ʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of people
    • Example:
      • The new mall should be a major attraction.
  • tourist attraction
    • tourist attraction, tourist attractions(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of tourists
    • Example:
      • The cathedral is a major tourist attraction.
 

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sights
tourist
visit
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        tourist
        tourist
        visitor
        visitor
        have a look at
        have a look at
        tourist attraction
        attraction
        sights
        sights
        go sightseeing
        go sightseeing
        attraction
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        sights
        the things worth seeing in a particular place
        guide
        someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation
        visit
        to go and meet (a person) or see (a place)
        attraction
        an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of people
        sightseeing
        the practice of going out and looking at things, usually sights
        visitor
        someone staying as a guest; someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event
        go sightseeing
        tourist information
        a public place which offers information to tourists
        tourist
        someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business
        have a look at
        tourist attraction
        an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of tourists
         
         
         

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        tourist
        someone who travels for pleasure rather than for business
        visitor
        someone staying as a guest; someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event
        have a look at
        attraction
        an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of tourists
        sights
        the things worth seeing in a particular place
        attraction
        an event or location that has a tendency to arouse the interest of people
        go sightseeing
         
         
         
         

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