of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads.
- no·mad·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·no·mad·ic, adjective
- non·no·mad·i·cal·ly, adverb
- sem·i·no·mad·ic, adjective
- sem·i·no·mad·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·no·mad·ic, adjective
- un·no·mad·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use nomadic in a sentence
For example, while working in Nigeria, he and his colleagues made progress with nomadic populations.A new polio vaccine joins the fight to vanquish the paralyzing disease | Aimee Cunningham | January 8, 2021 | Science News
If you’re nomadic, you can pick up and move into unoccupied space and get away from those who threaten you.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving | Steve Paulson | January 6, 2021 | Nautilus
The novel is told from the perspectives of former home designer Bea and her young daughter, Agnes, who are among the few selected to live an experimentally nomadic life in one of the world’s last natural places, known as the Wilderness State.
One big hoax was that because Mongolians eat very healthily and live in traditional nomadic lifestyles, we would not get the virus and had a “natural immunity.”
Today, even the majority of herders and nomadic people have satellite TV with solar energy, so they can still access information.
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.
One theory holds that Gedi was deserted to avoid the advancing nomadic Galla tribe coming from Somalia.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi | Nina Strochlic | September 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In reality, the Iraqi borders had been arbitrarily drawn and disregarded 2,000 years of tribal, sectarian, and nomadic occupation.
Often, segregation is blamed on the Roma themselves, whom many accuse of not wanting to integrate due to a “nomadic culture.”
Different tribes occupied different centres and were nomadic according to the season of the year.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
The chief told me the tribes were nomadic, and never slept two nights in the same place.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
By this process, then, we learn that the Aryans were a nomadic people, and had made some advance in civilization.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
They have nomadic tendencies; and, in their uncivilised state, scarcely practise agriculture.Robert Moffat | David J. Deane
Varna is such a town as only could have been devised by a nomadic race aping the habits of civilized nations.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
British Dictionary definitions for nomadic
relating to or characteristic of nomads or their way of life
- nomadically, adverb
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