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trail US English

A mark or a series of signs or objects left behind by the passage of someone or something

trail US Thesaurus

he left a trail of clues

hit the road US English

Set out on a journey

trail mix US English

A mixture of dried fruit and nuts eaten as a snack food, originally by hikers and campers

audit trail US English

A system that traces the detailed transactions relating to any item in an accounting record

fire trail US English

A track through forest or bush for use in fighting fires

paper trail US English

The written evidence of someone’s activities

trail bike US English

A light motorcycle for use in rough terrain

trail boss US English

A foreman in charge of a cattle drive

vapor trail US English

Another term for contrail.

exhaust trail US English

Another term for contrail.

Freedom Trail US English

A walking tour in Boston, Massachusetts, that takes visitors past historic sites relating to the American Revolution

nature trail US English

A path through a forest or countryside designed to draw attention to natural features

Oregon Trail US English

A route across the central and western US used especially from 1840 until 1860 by settlers moving west. It extends about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) from Missouri to Oregon

sawdust trail US English

The itinerary of a traveling gospel preacher

vapour trail US English

A trail of condensed water from an aircraft or rocket at high altitude, seen as a white streak against the sky

Chisholm Trail US English

A historic route over which 19th-century cowboys drove cattle for 1,500 miles (2,400 km) north from Texas to Abilene and other Kansas cities that had been reached by developing railroads

Appalachian Trail US English

An approximately 2,000-mile (3,200-km.) footpath through the Appalachian Mountains from Mount Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia

Santa Fe Trail US English

A historic route, established in the 1820s, from St. Louis in Missouri to Santa Fe in New Mexico. Merchants and settlers used it until the Santa Fe Railroad was built in the 1870s

Ho Chi Minh Trail US English

A covert system of trails along Vietnam’s western frontier, a major supply route for North Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War

Pacific Crest Trail US English

A recreational trail that extends from the Mexican to the Canadian border, from California to Washington, and that follows mountain ridges for 2,600 miles (4,200 km)

Lewis and Clark Trail US English

The route of the Lewis and Clark expedition that explored the Louisiana Purchase from St. Louis in Missouri to the Pacific coast from 1804 until 1806. Official name Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

blaze2 US English

Set an example by being the first to do something; pioneer

ski trail in trail US English

A downhill ski run or cross-country ski route

hit the road in hit US English

Set out on a journey

trailblazer US English

A person who makes a new track through wild country

Sawdust Trail in sawdust trail US English

The itinerary of a traveling gospel preacher

hot on the heels/trail of in hot US Thesaurus

the marketing mavens are hot on the heels of this latest craze

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Lewis and Clark Trail US English

The route of the Lewis and Clark expedition that explored the Louisiana Purchase from St. Louis in Missouri to the Pacific coast from 1804 until 1806. Official name Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail