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hiking

noun [U] uk   /ˈhaɪ.kɪŋ/ us  
A2 the activity of going for long walks in the countryside: We're going hiking in the Sierra Nevada.
Translations of “hiking”
in Korean 하이킹…
in Arabic رِحلة مَشيا على الأقدام…
in Portuguese excursionismo…
in Catalan senderisme…
in Japanese ハイキング…
in Italian escursionismo a piedi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (在鄉村的)長途徒步旅行, 遠足…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在乡村的)长途徒步旅行, 远足…
(Definition of hiking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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