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  • v. Present participle of hike.
  • n. walking in the countryside for pleasure or sport

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure


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  • I'd say that in Italian we use the loanword trekking when we actually mean hiking. Example: trekking in Sardegna.

    December 9, 2010