- of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads.
Origin of nomadic
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Examples from the Web for nomadic
So, he approached his nomadic friends to gauge their interest in the collaboration.
Some, like Pete, who McKell has become quite close with, have migrated to and from other types of nomadic communities.
In reality, the Iraqi borders had been arbitrarily drawn and disregarded 2,000 years of tribal, sectarian, and nomadic occupation.Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq
June 17, 2014
Often, segregation is blamed on the Roma themselves, whom many accuse of not wanting to integrate due to a “nomadic culture.”Roma Children Face Segregation In EU Schools
March 8, 2014
That warred-over political geography lie at the heart of man and legend—and the nomadic Apache world.The Bin Laden of His Day? A New Biography of Geronimo
December 5, 2012
The geography of Asia and of Africa necessitated a nomadic life.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
During the summer their reindeer are taken care of by the nomadic Lapps.
The place was a great rendezvous for nomadic Lapps, and I found many of them.
A tent of a nomadic Lapp was a model of cleanliness compared with this!
He was a nomadic Lapp, but had come to visit his sister, who had married a Sea Lapp.
- relating to or characteristic of nomads or their way of life
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Word Origin and History for nomadic
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