Definition of nomadism in US English:



  • See nomad

    • ‘Settling down, the Uzbeks traded their nomadism for urban living and agriculture.’
    • ‘His tent was hung with the paraphernalia of a lifetime's nomadism - water jars, saddles, spears, swords, leather bags and an old rifle.’
    • ‘Pastoral nomadism was the traditional occupation of many Brahui: nomadic herders lived in tents and temporary camps, migrating with their herds in search of pasture.’
    • ‘As I travelled with the nomads and researched about them I found that nomadism was more than just being on the move.’
    • ‘It shows a society that is blatantly discriminatory against Travellers and their culture, and particularly of that part of their culture that relates to nomadism.’
    • ‘In the past, children of Kazaks who practiced nomadism lived in boarding schools in small towns during the school year.’