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A person who explores a new or unfamiliar area:‘a polar explorer’
traveller, discoverer, voyager, rambler, globetrotter, rovertourer, surveyor, scout, reconnoitrer, prospectoradventurer, pioneergallivanterView synonyms
- ‘He was, as it turned out, not far off the mark and so must have gathered information from early travellers and unsung explorers.’
- ‘Travelling further than any explorers had done before, they paid the price when the ship became trapped in ice.’
- ‘The early European navigators and explorers mostly undertook their voyages at the behest of kings in search of wealth.’
- ‘For instance, I am an ardent mountaineer and I have also been a polar explorer and a frequent traveller to Greenland.’
- ‘It must be about as close as we can now get to the feeling of discovery experienced by those who really were the intrepid explorers of the past.’
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