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trackless

[trak-lis] /ˈtræk lɪs/
adjective
1.
without a track, as a snow-covered meadow.
2.
not making or leaving a track:
The rain rendered the route trackless.
3.
not on tracks:
a trackless vehicle.
Origin of trackless
1650-1660
1650-60; track + -less
Related forms
tracklessly, adverb
tracklessness, noun
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  • Last year I actually travelled post for twenty miles on one of these trackless ways.

    A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
  • For many years they lived amidst the trackless hills of the desert.

    Ancient Man Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • The life of wild and varied adventure, too, that they led was associated with these deserted and trackless wastes.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • I was glad when the storm cleared and left the world all white and trackless.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • Still, the bushmen would not give in, and the soldiers had many a weary time in the trackless forests.

    The White Queen of Okoyong W.P. Livingstone
  • She had no thought of escape, for what could she do there alone in that wild, trackless land?

    Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
  • There were weary, innumerable miles between them and any shelter, and only the terrible, trackless forest lay between.

    The Strength of the Pines Edison Marshall
  • Here were the ships which plied the trackless wastes of the Eastern Sea.

    The Players Everett B. Cole
  • There were so many pitfalls for the unsuspecting in these trackless wilds.

    The Sky Line of Spruce Edison Marshall
  • The town ended there, the street lapsing into a rough and trackless barren.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for trackless

trackless

/ˈtræklɪs/
adjective
1.
having or leaving no trace or trail: a trackless jungle
2.
(of a vehicle) using or having no tracks
Derived Forms
tracklessly, adverb
tracklessness, noun
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