Pronunciation: (wôk'u-bout"), [key]
1. Chiefly Brit.
a. a walking tour.
b. an informal public stroll taken by members of the royal family or by a political figure for the purpose of greeting and being seen by the public.
a. a brief, informal leave from work, taken by an Aborigine to wander the bush, visit relatives, or return to native life.
b. absence from work.
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