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Definition of orienteering noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

orienteering

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɔːriənˈtɪərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːriənˈtɪrərɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] Hobbies
 
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the sport of following a route across country on foot, as quickly as possible, using a map and compass See related entries: Hobbies Word Origin 1940s: from Swedish orientering.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: orienteering