Examples of herdsman in a Sentence
a lone herdsman stood with his sheep and his dog on the hillside
Recent Examples of herdsman from the Web
At least 72 people were killed in January following weeks of violence between nomadic herdsmen and farmers in the central part of the West African country.
The massacre last week occurred in Benue state in central Nigeria, which has recently seen a series of attacks, many linked to an ongoing dispute between farmers and herdsmen.
Ugandan wildlife officials have long called for the eviction of communities within the park’s boundaries, leading to conflicts between herdsmen and wild animals.
Most of its stars instead became part of the constellation Boötes, the herdsman.
The roads are often blocked by herdsmen on horseback wrapped in colorful, traditional blankets surrounded by hundreds of their shaggy sheep.
Fences and wooden buildings can be smashed and herdsmen put in fear of their lives.
Communities were also working to prevent cases of local herdsmen retaliating for lost livestock by building predator-proof livestock corrals, team member Rodney Jackson of the Snow Leopard Conservancy group said in a statement.
Within five years, an estimated 80% of the Herero and 50% of the Nama, herdsmen who populated much of central and southern Namibia, were dead or had fled the country.
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HERDSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of herdsman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who watches over a herd of cows, sheep, etc.
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