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English definition of “tourist trap”

tourist trap

noun [C]     disapproving
a crowded place that provides entertainment and things to buy for tourists, often at high pricesUnpleasant placesPlaces and locationsTourism and holidaysHotels and hostels
(Definition of tourist trap noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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