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English definition of “hike”

hike

verb [I] (WALK)    /haɪk/
to go for a long walk in the countrysideHiking and orienteeringMoving a long way on footHiking and orienteeringWalking and walkers
(Definition of hike verb (WALK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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