Meaning of tour d'horizon in English:

tour d'horizon

Pronunciation /ˌtʊə dɒrɪˈzɒ̃/ /tuʀ dɔʀizɔ̃/

nountours d'horizon

  • A broad general survey or summary of an argument or event.

    • ‘the annual drug assessment provides a crucial tour d'horizon of where the drugs originate’
    synopsis, precis, résumé, abstract, abridgement, digest, compendium, condensation, encapsulation, abbreviated version

Origin

French, literally ‘tour of the horizon’.