Meaning of trailblazer

trail•blaz•er

Pronunciation: (trāl'blā"zur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who blazes a trail for others to follow through unsettled country or wilderness; pathfinder.
  2. a pioneer in any field of endeavor: a trailblazer in science.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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