- a migration or expedition, especially by ox wagon.
- a stage of such a journey, between one stopping place and the next.
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OTHER WORDS FROM trekun·trekked, adjective
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Writer Leath Tonino devised a 200-mile solo desert trek, following the path of the legendary cartographer who literally put these contentious canyons on the map.27 Epic Trips to Start Planning Now|The Editors|September 8, 2020|Outside Online
So, we just made the decision to continue on with the trek, but to do it as conscientiously and as low-impact as possible.Inside an FKT Attempt on the Appalachian Trail|Martin Fritz Huber|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
He says that the team was able to show microbes would be able to survive the trek from Mars to Earth without shielding from the dangers of space if they clump together.Clumps of bacteria could spread life between planets|Paola Rosa-Aquino|August 27, 2020|Popular-Science
During their latest trek they checked these survey stakes and determined the speed with which the ice masses creep.50 years ago, scientists clocked the speed of Antarctic ice|Maria Temming|August 20, 2020|Science News
Until now, measuring these effects has required arduous treks through trackless swamps.Peat’s Sake|Stephanie Arnett|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.Exclusive: Inside a Cop-Killer’s Final Hours|Michael Daly|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The audience--tout Hollywood--stands to cheer his slow and painful trek from the wings to the table.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Overall, few travelers have made the trek into the desert of Sudan to see these architectural wonders.Egypt Ain’t The Only Pyramid Show In Town|Nina Strochlic|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, some feminist critics have pointed to a long history of objectification in Star Trek.Science-Fiction TV Finds a New Muse: Feminism|David Levesley|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Horst Ulrich, a 72-year-old German on a trek with a group of friends, watched four Nepali guides swept away by an avalanche.Nepal’s Deadliest Avalanche Was Totally Avoidable|Dick Dorworth|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If his partner's impedimentia was not too bulky, the ancient model was ready for another trek to the hills.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The mountaineers, indeed, suffered less than the townsfolk as being more accustomed than they to conditions of trek and battle.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
The cool morning air made it bearable for man and beast to trek.My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War|Ben Viljoen.
By the third day of their trek southward along the Great River, the soles of Redbird's moccasins had worn through.Shaman|Robert Shea
Once more was there a cracking of whips, and the oxen, straightening out along the trek-touw (Note 3), moved reluctantly on.The Vee-Boers|Mayne Reid