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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trek /ˈtrɛk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trek v. i.  [imp. & p. p. Trekked p. pr. & vb. n. Trekking.] [Written also treck.]  [South Africa]
 1. To draw or haul a load, as oxen.
 2.  To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to place; to migrate. [Chiefly South Africa]
    One of the motives which induced the Boers of 1836 to trek out of the Colony.    --James Bryce.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trek, n. [Written also treck.]  The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration. [Chiefly South Africa]
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by
           a group of settlers)
      2: any long and difficult trip
      v 1: journey on foot, especially in the mountains; "We spent the
           summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"
      2: make a long and difficult journey; "They trekked towards the
         North Pole with sleds and skis"
      [also: trekking, trekked]