1 : a member of a people who have no fixed residence but move from place to place usually seasonally and within a well-defined territory For centuries nomads have shepherded goats, sheep, and cattle across the … semiarid grasslands … —
How do you say the word nomadic?
Do you pronounce the L in Rudolph?
Everybody pretty much pronounces it the same in regular conversation. However–in music it is commonly pronounced “babe-eh”. The proper pronounciation would feature an “L” sound–but in music–not everything has to be properly pronounced.
How do you spell Nomad?
Who are nomads short answer?
Nomadic people (or nomads) are people who move from one place to another, instead of living in one place. The best known examples in Europe are gypsies, Roma, Sinti, and Irish travelers. Many other ethnic groups and communities are traditionally nomadic; such as Berbers, Kazakhs, and Bedouin.
Is a nomad a wanderer?
A person with no fixed residence who roams about; a wanderer. [French nomade, from Latin nomas, nomad-, from Greek nomas, wandering in search of pasture; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]
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