itinerancy

noun
itin·​er·​an·​cy | \ī-ˈti-nə-rən(t)-sē \

Definition of itinerancy 

1 : a system (as in the Methodist Church) of rotating ministers who itinerate

2a : the act of itinerating

b : the state of being itinerant

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Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Shots of old Route 66, dreamlike paintings and garments fashioned from paper," 12 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: A closeup of dust, artistry of the Black Panther Party and celebrating the male physique," 5 July 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Police violence paintings, a gallery's 25th and enduring images of a photojournalist's life," 21 June 2018 Her first solo show at CAAM brings together works that evoke questions of homelessness and itinerancy. Carolina A. Miranda, latimes.com, "Datebook: Intimate paintings of queer men, African blacksmiths' ironworks and an indispensable assistant's exhibit," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of itinerancy

1789, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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