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no·mad

 (nō′măd′)
n.
1. A member of a group of people who have no fixed home and move according to the seasons from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing land.
2. A person with no fixed residence who roams about; a wanderer.

[French nomade, from Latin nomas, nomad-, from Greek nomas, wandering in search of pasture; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

no·mad′ic adj.
no·mad′i·cal·ly adv.
no′mad′ism n.

nomad

(ˈnəʊmæd)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a member of a people or tribe who move from place to place to find pasture and food
2. a person who continually moves from place to place; wanderer
[C16: via French from Latin nomas wandering shepherd, from Greek; related to nemein to feed, pasture]
ˈnomadism n

no•mad

(ˈnoʊ mæd)

n.
1. a member of a people that has no permanent abode but moves from place to place along a traditional circuit in search of pasturage or food.
2. any wanderer; itinerant.
adj.
3. nomadic.
[1580–90; < Latin nomas (s. nomad-) < Greek nomás pasturing flocks (nomádes pastoral tribes)]
no′mad•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nomad - a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasonsnomad - a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
Bedouin, Beduin - a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
Bushman - a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
Hun - a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
Saracen - (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
Scythian - a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia
bird of passage, roamer, rover, wanderer - someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

nomad

noun wanderer, migrant, rover, rambler, itinerant, drifter, vagabond The greater part was desert, inhabited by nomads.
Translations
راحِل، مُتَرَحِّل
kočovník
nomade
kulkuri
hirðingihirîingi
klajoklisklajokliškaiklajokliškas
nomads, klejotājs
kočovník

nomad

[ˈnəʊmæd] Nnómada mf

nomad

[ˈnəʊmæd] nnomade mf

nomad

nNomade m, → Nomadin f

nomad

[ˈnəʊmæd] nnomade m/f

nomad

(ˈnəumӕd) noun
one of a group of people with no permanent home who travel about with their sheep, cattle etc. Many of the people of central Asia are nomads.
noˈmadic adjective
noˈmadically adverb
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Local residents are fed up after the nomadic band set up their homes on their doorsteps.
Suddenly it became possible for the first time for a nomadic band to settle in a fixed village of maybe 600 or more people by generating, preserving, and storing surpluses.