What does the word nomad mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Roving; unsettled; nomadic.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A rover; one of a roving race.

Usage examples for nomad

  1. He was no wild nomad wandering in unknown regions, among a people of alien habits and foreign civilization. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  2. Thereon Alexidamos, when that he had sped through the swift course, took by her hand the noble maiden, and led her through the troops of Nomad horsemen. – The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar
  3. The independence of the savage, or nomad, is manifested in the absence of law; but the liberty of an American citizen is the power to do whatever may be beneficial to himself, and not injurious to his neighbor nor to the state. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell