Meaning of “trek” in the English Dictionary

"trek" in English

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trekverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /trek/ us /trek/ -kk-

to walk a long distance, usually over land such as hills, mountains, or forests:

We spent the day trekking through forests and over mountains.
informal I trekked (= walked a long and tiring distance) all the way into town to meet him and he didn't even turn up.

treknoun [ C ]

uk /trek/ us /trek/

C1 a long walk over land such as hills, mountains, or forests:

We did an eight-hour trek yesterday.

informal a walk that is long and difficult or makes you feel very tired:

You can walk to town from here, but it's quite a trek.

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

"trek" in American English

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to walk a long way or with some difficulty:

Many people trekked for miles to reach safety.
noun [ C ] us /trek/

It’s a long trek from the railroad station to the stadium.

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