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geocaching Syllabification: ge·o·cach·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈjēōˌkaSHiNG/

Definition of geocaching in English:


The recreational activity of hunting for and finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates posted on a website.
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.


From geo(graphical) +cache + -ing.

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