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trek

  

      n  
1    a long and often difficult journey  
2      (S. African)   a journey or stage of a journey, esp. a migration by ox wagon  
      vb   , treks, trekking, trekked  
3    intr   to make a trek  
4    tr     (S. African)   (of an ox, etc.) to draw (a load)  
     (C19: from Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch trekken to travel; related to Old Frisian trekka)  
  trekker      n  


Great Trek  
      n  
the     (S. African history)   the migration of Boer farmers from the Cape Colony to the north and east from about 1836 to 1845 to escape British authority  
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