Meaning of “explorer” in the English Dictionary

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"explorer" in British English

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explorernoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈsplɔː.rər/ us /ɪkˈsplɔːr.ɚ/

someone who travels to places where no one has ever been in order to find out what is there:

Magellan was a famous 16th-century explorer.

(Definition of “explorer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"explorer" in American English

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explorernoun [ C ]

us /ɪkˈsplɔr·ər, -ˈsploʊr-/

a person who travels to places where no one has ever been to learn about them:

French explorers traded with the Indians in many parts of North America.

(Definition of “explorer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)