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geocaching

Line breaks: geo|caching
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒiːə(ʊ)kaʃɪŋ
 
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Definition of geocaching in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An activity or pastime in which an item, or a container holding a number of items, is hidden at a particular location for GPS users to find by means of coordinates posted on the Internet.
Example sentences
  • It's a must-have for the new sport of geocaching - a high-tech treasure hunt in which you're given a latitude and longitude to help you find a hidden stash.
  • Yesterday, my friend Alistair introduced me to geocaching - a treasure-hunt sort of game where people stash containers with goodies in them in odd locations, which you can only find with a GPS receiver and some skill.
  • As an outdoor activity, then the pursuit of the moment is geocaching.

Origin

early 21st century: from geo- + cache.

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