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British informal

Definition of yomp in English:

verb

[no object, with adverbial of direction]
(Of a soldier) march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain: squaddies yomping over the hills

noun

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A march with heavy equipment over difficult terrain: a 60 km yomp

Origin

1980s: of unknown origin. The word came into prominence when used by the Royal Marines during the Falklands War of 1982.

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