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  1. trek
    IPA[trek]
  2. noun

    • 1. a long arduous journey, especially one made on foot:

      a trek to the South Pole
    • 2. a tourist hike.

    verb

    • 1. go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot:

      we trekked through the jungle
    • 2. migrate or journey with one's belongings by ox-wagon.

    • 3. (of an ox) draw a vehicle or pull a load.

    • 4. travel constantly from place to place; lead a nomadic life:

      my plan is to trek about seeing the world
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: trek, plural noun: treks

    • v.: verb: trek, 3rd person present: treks, gerund or present participle: trekking, past tense: trekked, past participle: trekked

    • noun

      a long arduous journey, especially one made on foot:

      see Great Trek

    • verb

      go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot:

      travel constantly from place to place:

    • the northward migration 1835–37 of large numbers of Boers, discontented with British rule in the Cape, to the areas where they eventually founded the Transvaal Republic and Orange Free State.
    • noun

      a large fishing net, weighted at one end and fitted with floats on the other so that it hangs vertically in the water, usually dropped from a boat and hauled in from the shore.
    • the northward migration 1835–7 of large numbers of Boers discontented with British rule in the Cape, to the areas where they eventually founded the Transvaal Republic and Orange Free State.
    • noun

      the activity of riding across country on a pony or horse for pleasure, typically as a holiday activity.
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