untraversed

[ trav-ers, truh-vurs ]SEE DEFINITION OF untraversed

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There is no untraversed ocean to tempt the Columbus of any Art.

They were in the heart of an unknown wilderness, untraversed as yet by a white man.

Through a pelting rain we travelled on the 7th, and, wet and miserable, camped in the bosom of untraversed woods.

Were they isolated here in the untraversed southern seas, cast upon an island unknown to the rest of the world?

The country was most of it still an untraversed wilderness, and so Oglethorpe supplied horses and traveled with his new colonists.

I saw nothing of the country yet, and could only dream of unknown beauty in untraversed paths.

What was there behind the immense and untraversed belt of forest which extended to the south, to the east, and west?

Show that the dark clefts of the most romantic mountain are uninhabited and untraversed; it will cease to be romantic.

But to bring about any part of his projects he must plunge still deeper into the untraversed.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "pass across, over, or through," from Old French traverser "to cross, thwart" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *traversare, from Latin transversare "to cross, throw across," from Latin transversus "turn across" (see transverse). The noun meaning "act of passing through a gate, crossing a bridge, etc." is recorded from mid-14c.; meaning "a passage by which one may traverse" is recorded from 1670s. Military foritifcation sense of "barrier, barricade" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Traversed; traversing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNTRAVERSED

unbeaten

adjectiveuntrodden
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