2. Verb. (sports) to race across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass ¹
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Definition of Orienteer
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Orienteer
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1. The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Proceedings by Yusuf Pisan, SIGART. (2005)
"Each orienteer recorded their observations while wayfinding alongside each image. This included information they used from the image and environment, ..."
2. The Canadian Rockies Adventure Guide by Brenda Koller (2006)
"Race the Rockies 18 Hour Challenge — Three person teams and solo competitors paddle, orienteer, mountain bike and trek a 100-km (62-mile) course through the ..."
3. Life and Education of Laura Dewey Bridgman: The Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Girl by Mary Swift Lamson (1878)
"The blind deaf-mute is subjected to the same kind, but a greater degree of irritation in attempting to orienteer himself in any department of knowledge. ..."