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1‘a market for both local and itinerant traders’
travelling, peripatetic, wandering, wayfaring, roving, roaming, rambling, touring, nomadic, gypsy, migrant, migratory, ambulatory
vagrant, vagabond, homeless, of no fixed abode, of no fixed address, displaced
footloose, rootless, drifting, floating, unsettled, restless
1‘an itinerants' lodging house’
traveller, wanderer, wayfarer, roamer, rover, nomad, gypsy, Bedouin
migrant, transient, drifter, vagabond, vagrant, tramp
refugee, displaced person, DP, homeless person
dated bird of passage
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