Trek

Definition of Trek

v. i.1.To draw or haul a load, as oxen.
[imp. & p. p. Trekked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Trekking.]
2.To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to place; to migrate.
One of the motives which induced the Boers of 1836 to trek out of the Colony.
- James Bryce.
n.1.The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration.
To the north a trek was projected, and some years later was nearly carried out, for the occupation of the Mashonaland.
- James Bryce.
Great Trek
the great emigration of Boers from Cape Colony which began in 1836, and resulted in the founding of the South African Republic and Orange Free State.

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