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English definition of “whistle-stop tour”

whistle-stop tour

noun [C] uk   /ˌwɪs.l̩.stɒpˈtʊər/ us    /-stɑːpˈtʊr/
a series of short visits to different places, made usually by a politicianJourneys
(Definition of whistle-stop tour from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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