trekker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trekker a traveler who makes a long arduous journey (as hiking through mountainous country)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Trekker One that treks.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trekker Specifically, one of the Boers; who took part in the great trek (which see).
    • n trekker One who treks; a traveler; a wanderer; a migrator.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Trekker a traveller
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. trekken, to draw.

Usage

In literature:

Statistics of the numbers of trekkers vary from 5,000 to 10,000.
"Boer Politics" by Yves Guyot
We have dealt with the exodus of the trekkers, and with the land that subsequently became the Transvaal.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
I'm holding out the hand of compromise to my fellow-trekker.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
They make good trekkers, but they don't submit kindly to government.
"The Shadow of the Past" by F.E. Mills Young
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In news:

Why would a one-time Nepal trekker ever want to eat Nepalese food again.
Bad weather conditions have stranded hundreds of trekkers.
Sleeping Bear Dunes Trail Trekker Challenge.
Blog: Meet the Street View Trekker .
Case distributor Trekker hosting rodeos at branches, part of Triple Threat Rodeo Competition.
Globe Trekker Ian Wright visits Angkor Wat , Cambodia PBS.
Q&A with NOLS trekker Jake Pahlke.
Google Street View captures Grand Canyon with its new Trekker.
A member of the Google Street View team uses the company's new Trekker to photograph the Grand Canyon .
Your support is essential to keeping quality programs such as Globe Trekker on PBS.
The Making of Globe Trekker East Texas.
Trekkers write last minute dedications on the prayer flags that were carried to Machu Picchu, October 8, 2008.
Donate to KCET and choose a Globe Trekker-related book, CD or DVD as a thank you gift.
Mt Tam's Old Railroad Grade still wows trekkers.
Respite for 2,650-Mile Trekkers.
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