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- adj. Never having been trod upon, as unspoiled land, or an undefeated person.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not having been trod; not passed over; unfrequented.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking pathways
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She had always longed to travel in untrodden ways, and had loved stories of romantic barbarism.
On, on they toiled up this untrodden way -- untrodden, that is, by the foot of civilised man before that day, and at length, having crossed the summit, the _divortia aquarum_ of the continent, they began the descent towards the mild climate of the Valley of Mexico.
Now, there is attractive promise in the word "untrodden," and it may be said to apply to the Asiatic tour of the author, or his first volume, but is not appropriate to the second, which owes its main interest to his interview with Skryznecki, the illustrious Pole.
Lies that long untrodden Ocean, while for months we sail it o'er;
Strangest thing though, this week, my ears have conducted me to totally untrodden ground.
And yet for as many peaks as he's bagged, Mr. Beckey still lights up at the thought of one more untrodden summit.
This was made more challenging by the way it was following an almost untrodden path in the newly capitalist country.
The wounded deer dragging its fainting limbs to some untrodden brake, there to gaze upon the arrow which had pierced it, and to die — was but a type of me.
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
So in each group and sub-group I'd sort of expect to see a set of establishing works which were exceptional when they came out, works that might almost fit in another group or sub-group except that they take some novel twist of an approach, a turn in another (generally untrodden or less trodden) direction.
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