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nomadic

adjective no·mad·ic \nō-ˈma-dik\

Definition of NOMADIC

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads <a nomadic tribe>
2
:  roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of movement
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Examples of NOMADIC

  1. <raised in a nomadic family, she attended half a dozen different high schools>

First Known Use of NOMADIC

circa 1818

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt
NOMADIC Defined for Kids

nomadic

adjective no·mad·ic \nō-ˈma-dik\

Definition of NOMADIC for Kids

1
:  characteristic of or being a nomad or group of nomads <nomadic herders> <a nomadic lifestyle>
2
:  roaming about from place to place <nomadic wolves>

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