- of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads.
Origin of nomadic
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Examples from the Web for semi-nomadic
A proud, semi-nomadic group, they have successfully resisted invading forces for thousands of years.On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco
January 22, 2014
Previous to the Nara Period, the Japanese had been a semi-nomadic race.
Here are the great pasture lands of the Andes and their semi-nomadic shepherds.The Andes of Southern Peru
Many of them have a considerable admixture of Negrito blood and live a semi-nomadic life.
The Negritos are savages of low mentality, and most of them lead a nomadic or semi-nomadic life.
Semi-nomadic occupancy for such purposes was their tenure to the soil.
- relating to or characteristic of nomads or their way of life
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Word Origin and History for semi-nomadic
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