Definition of Tour de France in English:

Tour de France

proper noun

  • An annual long-distance race for professional cyclists first held in 1903 and taking place primarily on the roads of France over a period of about three weeks. It consists of multiple stages which are separately timed, several of these stages encompassing mountainous terrain in the Alps and the Pyrenees.


French, literally ‘tour of France’.


Tour de France

/ˌtʊə də ˈfrɑːns/ /tuʀ də fʀɑ̃s/