- Australian a grazier or land-holder raising sheep, cattle, etc, on a large scale
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Examples from the Web for pastoralist
Had Kingsley been himself a pastoralist, a hundred minute experiences might have obtained expression which he has avoided.Australian Writers
The Australian pastoralist "erected a temporary house, generally of large sheets of bark, in the first instance."
Over wide tracts the agriculturist, great and small, takes the place of the pastoralist.
I am since informed that Alfred is not a pastoralist, but in business, and that Edward has not retired up to date.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land
William R. Hughes
We have seen that he began as a pastoralist, advanced to be also a gardener, and is now a cultivator of lands under irrigation.The African Colony
Word Origin and History for pastoralist
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