nomadic nomadic  /noʊ ˈmæ dɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) migratory

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The nomadic people of the desert often have to face the marauding horsemen near the watering points.
  2. The new job seeker is nomadic, never settling down in a city or job for more than two years.
  3. For four years Denver went with the <>nomadic<> fakirs but at the end of it he acknowledged that he had not advanced spiritually at all.

News

  1. Burglary suspects wanted in Fla., W.Va. hit area homes

    A husband and wife that arrived in the area a couple weeks ago made a living breaking into homes and stealing cash, guns and jewelry, Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks said. But the alleged nomadic crime spree of Calvin Riggs, 28, and Misty .
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Marietta Times

  2. Outdoors and In: Innovations in Education [The Weizmann Wave]

    The world – or at least a large swathe of Israel – was their classroom. An unusual international conference for science teaching experts started out at the Clore Garden of Science, on the Weizmann Institute campus. From there the “nomadic” conference made its way down to Eilat at the southern tip of the country, Jerusalem…
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ScienceBlogs

Quotes

  1. "It will also mean, with 25 players per franchise, that guys will lead a nomadic life on the road, unable to leave their stuff at their base camp," Pollock said.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Shaun Pollock Source: Independent Online

  2. "No, it was more like, 'Are you kidding me? Are you really asking me? To me, it was in the context of, 'Do you read? How do you stay informed, you're way up there?'" said Palin. "It seemed like she was discovering this nomadic tribe, a member...
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: TPM LiveWire (blog)

  3. "We don't know who lives in legal (nomadic) camps let alone the illegal ones. We don't know the nationalities of the residents so we have to do a census," Maroni told the newspaper Corriere della Sera.
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: Roberto Maroni Source: Reuters

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