Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sports A cross-country race in which competitors use a map and compass to find their way through unfamiliar territory.

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  • n. racing across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration of Swedish orientering, from orientera, to orient, from French orienter, from orient, east; see orient.

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From Swedish orientering.

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  • Fun!

    October 10, 2008

  • Racing across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass.

    October 10, 2008