Definition of orienteering in English:
A competitive sport in which participants find their way to various checkpoints across rough country with the aid of a map and compass, the winner being the one with the lowest elapsed time.
- They both represented Ireland on the same weekend in separate orienteering competitions.
- If you enjoy running or walking, if you are interested in maps and navigation, or if you like outdoor sport, then orienteering is for you.
- Activities will include canoeing, indoor rock-climbing, abseiling, archery and orienteering.
1940s: from Swedish orientering.
Words that rhyme with orienteeringauctioneering, clearing, coasteering, earring, electioneering, engineering, gearing, geoengineering, privateering, shearing
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