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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SIGHTSEEING

We had come, leisurely, by river, and were sightseeing every moment.

She thought about it a great deal while she and Aunt Em were driven about sightseeing.

Back a year ago, the average patrol was nothing but a sightseeing tour.

Sightseeing was always but incidental to the higher service of the Master.

The first few days of sightseeing were passed in the city and its environs.

The usual round of sightseeing was performed on the following day.

Pyrrus is a death world, not a sightseeing spot for jaded tourists.

We hired a guide and began the business of sightseeing immediately.

Petrus' one beautiful day of sightseeing in Cape Town was about over.

There was plenty of sightseeing in Minneapolis to crowd the few hours allowed there.

WORD ORIGIN

also sight-seeing, 1821, from sight (cf. sights) + present participle of see (v.). Sight-see (v.) is from 1824. Sight-seer first recorded 1821.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.