sightsee
intransitive verb (past -saw; present part -seeing) Etymology: back-formation from sightseeing Date: 1824 to go about seeing sights of interest • sightseer noun

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  • sightsee — sightseer, n. /suyt see /, v.i. 1. to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee. v.t. 2. to go about seeing the major sights of: We had only two days to sightsee Rome. [1825 35; back formation from… …   Universalium

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