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



    BrE BrE//trek//
    ; NAmE NAmE//trek//
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  1. 1a long, hard walk lasting several days or weeks, especially in the mountains They reached the refugee camp after an arduous two-day trek across the mountains.
  2. 2(informal) a long walk synonym tramp It's a long trek into town.
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from South African Dutch trek (noun), trekken (verb) ‘pull, travel’.
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