nomadic

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to nomads; roaming; unsettled.

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Usage examples "nomadic":

  1. Therefore they inhabit the grazing countries, and are nomadic. - "African Camp Fires", Stewart Edward White.
  2. An outpost of civilization, it was situated on the border of the great plains, which were still looked upon as the natural possession of the nomadic Indian tribes. - "Elder Conklin and Other Stories", Frank Harris.
  3. Then, again, to see the caution observed in taking up their resting or abiding places for the day, where they may be warmed by the sun, listening to the roar of many waters, and figuratively, we may say, chewing the cud of contentment, and giving themselves up to the full enjoyment of their nomadic life and its romantic haunts. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.