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Definition of "nomad" []

  • A member of a group of people who have no fixed home and move according to the seasons from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing land. (noun)
  • A person with no fixed residence who roams about; a wanderer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nomad" in a sentence
  • "The best part about the nomad is that it is mobile and can be arranged into a whole host of configurations (lounge chair, sofa, single chair, etc)"
  • "-- Emily FlynnExhibits: The Art Is in the SpaceIf any artist today could be called a nomad, it's Canada-born photographer Gregory Colbert, who roams the globe shooting wildlife."
  • ""As a last resort, trust Tamur, but only if there is no other way" He thought the nomad was the best of the lot, the least likely to betray a trust, but it was best not to test him too far."