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Antipodal

Relating to or situated on the opposite side of the earth; diametrically opposed to something

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Cartography

The production of map, including construction of projections, design, compilation, drafting and reproduction

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Concierge

A person who has charge of the entrance of a building and is often the owner's representative

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Hegira

Ant flight or journey to a more desirable or congenial place

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Hustings

Any place from which political campaign speeches are made; the political campaign trail

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Landmark

A prominent or conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide, especially to ships at sea, or travelers on a road.

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Peripatetic

Moving from place to place; itinerant; of the followers of Aristotle, who walked about the Lyceum while he was teaching

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Portmanteau

A case or bag to carry clothing in whole traveling, especially a leather trunk or suitcase which opens into two halves.

To define a blend, a word made by putting together parts of other words

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Safari

A journey or hunting expedition, especially in East Africa; the caravan of such an expedition; a long, carefully planned trip, usually with a large entourage

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Tandem

A two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses harnesses one behind the other; a relationship between two persons or things involving cooperative action a d mutual dependence

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Transmigrate

To move from one habitation or county to another; in religion, to pass into some other body at death (of the soul)

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Traverse

To pass, move, or extend over or across; oppose; to survey or inspect carefully; to swivel or pivot; to move across a mountain slope in an oblique direction (as in skiing); a zig zagging course

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Trek

To travel by ox wagon; to travel slowly or laboriously

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Wayfarer

A person who travels, especially from place to place on foot

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Wanderlust

An impulse, longing or urge to travel or wander