Definition of Tourbillions

1. Noun. (plural of tourbillion) ¹



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Definition of Tourbillions

1. tourbillion [n] - See also: tourbillion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tourbillions

tour
tour-of-duty
tour bus
tour d'horizon
tour de force
tour guide
tour match
tour matches
tour mate
tour of duty
tour operator
tour operators
touraco
touracos
tourbillion
tourbillions (current term)
tourbillon
tourbillons
toured
tourelle
tourer
tourers
tourette syndrome
tourgoer
tourgoers
tourie
touries
touring
touring car
touring cars

Literary usage of Tourbillions

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1. History of Modern Times: From the Fall of Constantinople to the French by Victor Duruy, Edwin Augustus Grosvenor (1894)
"... and as the errors of genius are fruitful, his chimerical system of tourbillions, according to which the sun and the fixed stars are the center of as ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1884)
"The rockets, and the wheels, and the tourbillions, and the batteries, and the stars were all so wonderful to her. that General Knox said Dolly's "ohs" and ..."

3. Centennial Exposition Described and Illustrated: Being a Concise and Graphic by J. S. Ingram (1876)
"... them dazzling magnesium lights, illuminating the country for miles around. One hundred Chinese tourbillions of richly-contrasted colors followed next, ..."

4. The City of New York in the Year of Washington's Inauguration, 1789 by Thomas Edward Vermilye Smith (1889)
"A display of fireworks at the Fort, under the superintendence of Major Bauman, lasted for two hours and included rockets, wheels, tourbillions, fountains, ..."

5. History of Modern Times: From the Fall of Constantinople to the French by Victor Duruy, Edwin Augustus Grosvenor (1894)
"... and as the errors of genius are fruitful, his chimerical system of tourbillions, according to which the sun and the fixed stars are the center of as ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1884)
"The rockets, and the wheels, and the tourbillions, and the batteries, and the stars were all so wonderful to her. that General Knox said Dolly's "ohs" and ..."

7. Centennial Exposition Described and Illustrated: Being a Concise and Graphic by J. S. Ingram (1876)
"... them dazzling magnesium lights, illuminating the country for miles around. One hundred Chinese tourbillions of richly-contrasted colors followed next, ..."

8. The City of New York in the Year of Washington's Inauguration, 1789 by Thomas Edward Vermilye Smith (1889)
"A display of fireworks at the Fort, under the superintendence of Major Bauman, lasted for two hours and included rockets, wheels, tourbillions, fountains, ..."

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