[pas-ter-uh-liz-uh m, pah-ster-]
- the practice of herding as the primary economic activity of a society.
Origin of pastoralism
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Examples from the Web for pastoralism
In France the interest of pastoralism, from our present point of view, is summed up in the work of one man--Clément Marot.
It is presumably at this point that Randolph's Amyntas should appear in a chronological survey of English pastoralism.
A study which I have found very useful both in relation to Spanish and French pastoralism.
The character of Angelica, however, and stray touches of pastoralism in the last play, hint at an impending change.The Growth of English Drama
Word Origin and History for pastoralism
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