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English definition of “trail”

trail

noun [C] (PATH)   /treɪl/
a path through the countryside , often made or used for a particular purpose : a bike / mountain / nature trail fig. Presidential candidates were on the campaign trail in Mississippi yesterday . A trail is also a series of marks left by a person , animal , or thing as it moves along: The kids left a trail of muddy footprints across the kitchen floor .
(Definition of trail noun (PATH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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