Definition of perambulation in English:

perambulation

noun

  • See perambulate

    • ‘At night, no one is allowed to walk around the camp without a guide, in case they bump into one of the enormous hippos that stroll past the chalets during their nocturnal perambulations from river to bush.’
    • ‘In his perambulations around the city he comes across as a sort of explorer and courier between one block of cultural information and the next.’
    • ‘Yet despite being saddle-sore (I refused to use a specially inflatable seat cover printed with Dennis the Menace's face) and walking like John Wayne, I actually started to enjoy my regular daily perambulations.’
    • ‘There were no cartographers, no global positioning system, apart from the tramp of human feet in solemn perambulations.’
    • ‘But he noticed it was missing one day during one of his many perambulations around the city.’

Pronunciation

perambulation

/pəˌrambjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/