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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trek \Trek\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trekked; p. pr. & vb. n. Trekking.] [Written also treck.] [D. trekken. See Track, n.] [South Africa] 1. To draw or haul a load, as oxen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to place; to migrate. [Chiefly South Africa] One of the motives which induced the Boers of 1836 to trek out of the Colony. --James Bryce. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Trek \Trek\, n. [Written also treck.] [D. Cf. Track, n.] The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration. [Chiefly South Africa] To the north a trek was projected, and some years later was nearly carried out, for the occupation of the Mashonaland. --James Bryce. Great Trek, the great emigration of Boers from Cape Colony which began in 1836, and resulted in the founding of the South African Republic and Orange Free State. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]




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