go walkabout

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Definition of go walkabout

1 : to go on a walkabout (a long walking journey on land that is far from towns and cities) an Aborigine who has gone walkabout
2 British, informal + humorous used to say that something or someone cannot be foundMy keys have gone walkabout.

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“Go walkabout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20walkabout. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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