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randonnée Line breaks: ran|don|née
Pronunciation: /ˈrandɒneɪ/

Definition of randonnée in English:


[mass noun, often as modifier]
A form of skiing across mountainous terrain using equipment specially designed for walking uphill as well as skiing downhill: randonnée skiers
More example sentences
  • Most randonnée bindings allow plenty of movement for ski flex.
  • Telemark or randonnée, if you're skiing a flat trail put your skins away and wax a kicker under your foot.
  • My first randonnée ski tour was in May 1980, into the Goat Rocks Wilderness for a week.


French, 'long walk or journey'.

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