Related to seminomad: seminoma


 (sĕm′ē-nō′măd′, sĕm′ī-)
One of a people whose living habits are largely nomadic but who plant some crops at a base point.

sem′i·no·mad′ic adj.


(Anthropology & Ethnology) a person living a partly nomadic life; a semi-nomadic person
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Both Americans and their Mexican neighbors contributed to a long history of deceit and incidents of treachery, which insured the suspicion and resistance of these seminomads to any sustained effort to curtail their frequent movement.
Stagnant economic condition of these seminomads resulted in such poverty that they could hardly have savings.
On the other hand, with little adjustment, this type of nomadism could be considered as within-regional, because seminomads accompanied by their families and livestock, traveled to highlands of the same region in order to exploit the seasonal availability of pastures (Moshiri, 2006).
As regards the role of local organizations in Dishmook, it seemed that mostly such organizations were a few public ones without significant influences on reducing poverty, improving livelihood, and organizing seminomads in groups (e.
The process of developing conceptual categories and coding for improving livelihood of seminomads in Dishmook District resulted in one category for challenges and another one for solutions.
In particular, as mentioned earlier, despite the fact that seminomads had suitable natural assets, overusing or misusing such resources had resulted in degradation of plant coverage, soil erosion, and manifestation of bedrock.
Finally, granting aid to villagers and granting loans to purchase goats were solutions implemented by the government to improve financial assets of seminomads.
The oldest narrators were born in tents and have been living as traditional seminomads even after having moved from tents to permanent houses.
Given that this border area is completely undefined and populated with illiterate seminomads, such a policy would have undoubtedly resulted in a bloodbath of unnecessary civilian deaths--further fuelling the anti-NATO sentiment.
She had just completed five-and-a-half years of intensive research among Berber seminomads in the Aures mountains, at the edge of the Sahara.
Indigenous nomads and seminomads left an imprint on the land, but on the whole it was a lighter and more transient imprint than that left by industrial systems of private property and market-based resource exploitation.