rock climbing
noun Date: 1875 mountain climbing on rocky cliffs • rock climb intransitive verbrock climber noun

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  • rock-climbing — see rock climbing …   English dictionary

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  • rock climbing — noun the sport or pastime of climbing rock faces, especially with the aid of ropes and special equipment. Derivatives rock climb noun rock climber noun …   English new terms dictionary

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