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geocaching

[ jee-oh-kash-ing ]
/ ˈdʒi oʊˌkæʃ ɪŋ /
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noun

the outdoor sport or game of searching for hidden objects by using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates posted on the internet.

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Origin of geocaching

First recorded in 2000–05; geo- + cache + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM geocaching

ge·o·cach·er, noun
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geocaching
/ (ˈdʒiːəʊˌkæʃɪŋ) /

noun

a game in which the object is to identify and find items deposited by other players, using GPS navigation

Word Origin for geocaching

C20: from geo (graphy) + caching
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