Orienteering definitions

ôr'ē-ĕn-tîr'ĭng, -ən-
A cross-country race in which competitors use a map and compass to find their way through unfamiliar territory.
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A timed cross-country competition in which runners follow a course, using compass and map.
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Origin of orienteering

Alteration of Swedish orientering from orientera to orient from French orienter from orient east orient