Orienteering Definition

ôrē-ĕn-tîrĭng, -ən-
A timed cross-country competition in which runners follow a course, using compass and map.
Webster's New World

Origin of Orienteering

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Swedish orientering.

    From Wiktionary

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