geocaching

[jee-oh-kash-ing]
noun
the outdoor sport or game of searching for hidden objects by using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates posted on the Internet.

geocacher, noun
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geocaching (ˈdʒiːəʊˌkæʃɪŋ)
 
n
a game in which the object is to identify and find items deposited by other players, using GPS navigation
 
[C20: from geo(graphy) + caching]

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Main Entry:  geocaching
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of scavenger hunt for waterproof containers bearing treasure using the containers' exact geographic coordinates and Global Positioning System devices
Example:  Geocaching can be a lot of work, especially in a remote urban area.
Etymology:  geo- + cache
Usage:  geocache n, v
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Example sentences
Geocaching is a great way to get your kids outdoors.
They've updated it over the years to include new technology, for instance they also added geocaching this year.
Norco has set up geocaching finds for those interested in treasure hunting.
Locals and visitors engage in geocaching all over the county for prizes.
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