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Word: nomadic

Definition: wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place


Sentences Containing 'nomadic'

3), related them to the Huns in Europe: Scholars believe that the name "Hun" is used to denote very different nomadic confederations.
According to him, their life is not wild or nomadic, and they live in cities.
According to their tradition, the community was nomadic until they came to an agreement with the rulers of Kutch to settle down.
Al-Ya'qubi and other early accounts make the Zaghawa to be nomadic and it appears that their hegemony over this region was not unlike the sort of loose rule that nomadic cultures sometimes exercised over settled populations elsewhere in the world.
Although the present ground at Yew Tree Lane, Caerleon has been the club's home for many years, as a club, it has led a very nomadic existence.
As a child, he had a nomadic existence, moving nearly every other year, as the family followed his father's career in the aerospace industry.
As they get to know each other, Bill becomes convinced that this is where Curly Sue belongs - in a home, cared for by someone that can give her the advantages that his homeless, nomadic existence lacks.
At present IMI has 'nomadic' mosques in the sense that space is often hired or borrowed for it's salah and events until enough donations are raised for a permanent physical space.
At the estuary of the river dwelt the "Beormas", who unlike the nomadic Sami peoples were sedentary, and their land was rich and populous.
Born into poverty and seemingly abandoned by her biological parents she has lived a nomadic life with her grandmother in a rather old and decidedly sparse trailer.
Dayuan had probably by then become a caste of nomadic people ruling over a pre-existing agricultural population.
Don Vasco assures them of his desire to help them and urges them to give up nomadic life and polygamy and convert to Christianity.
For the next five or six years his nomadic existence took him to many occupations and struggles, all within the Chattisgarh region.
Fort George became a permanent village as the local Cree population abandoned their nomadic way of life in the early 20th century and settled nearby.
From 623 to 624 or possibly 626 onwards, King Samo united the Alpine, Western, and Northern Slavs against the nomadic Eurasian Avars and established what is referred to as Samo's Kingdom.
In a nomadic-type culture, the people seasonally migrated between the mainland and the barrier islands.
In course of history his region had been under influence of four strong, often conflicting ideologies: nomadic pantheism, islam, Russian influences and western capitalism.
In the early days, they look to the school as a way to alienate their kids, to teach them moral delinquencies, to distract them from Baggara way of life: cattle herding and nomadic movement.
In the past these holy men were also appealed to as judges in the conflicts which frequently occurred between the nomadic tribes and the settled population of the oases.
It is migratory or dispersive, although the regular wintering grounds of this nomadic species are largely unknown, except that the eastern race winters in Pakistan.
It seems that in some cases including this one, the term was used generically to design all the nomadic peoples in the sparsely settled territories between the Merina country and the western coast of the island.
It was known to have been a nomadic forager that made strong flights to follow seasonally available fruit crops across a broad elevational gradient.
Its decline began in the 15th century as a result of more frequent raids by nomadic tribes and the general falling off in the caravan trade.
Its population is made up primarily of traditionally sedentary Kanuri people, as well as semi-nomadic Tuareg and Tubu people.
Largely nomadic, the species will move to where food and water is available.
Modern interpretation of the "Hebrew" verse 12 suggest that Cain went on to live a nomadic lifestyle as well as being excluded from the family unit.
Older discredited explanations include derivation from the hypothetical common noun "*kočevje" 'nomadic settlement' and Slovene "koča" 'shack'.
Prior to the arrival of the Spanish the Bolsón de Mapimí was inhabited by nomadic hunter-gatherers.
Sanchari Kuruba are an ancient nomadic community of North Karnataka, their origins date back to the times when hunting and gathering humans decided to become pasturalists and started taming animals.
Slab-lined storage cists indicate a change from a wholly nomadic lifestyle.
Terracotta objects dating from forestry (3000 to 1000 BCE) were also found, indicating that the region continued to be occupied by nomadic people during this period.
The Archaic–Early Basketmaker people were nomadic or semi-nomadic hunter-gatherers who over time began making baskets to store gathered plants.
The Bhantu were traditionally a nomadic community involved with in dacoity and robbery.
The Cree have lived in the region for many centuries but were nomadic.
The dispute arose from unclear wording of a 1914 treaty which attempted to allow for the movements of the Turkana people—nomadic herders who had traditionally grazed the area.
The Hephthalites (or Ephthalites), also known as the White Huns, were a nomadic confederation in Central Asia during the late antiquity period.
The Karankawa were a heavily tattooed, pierced, and painted nomadic people.
The nomadic Turkana move in the territory between South Sudan and Kenya and have been vulnerable to attacks from surrounding peoples.
The parkland is also home to a community of nomadic buffalo herders known as the Dhangar.
Their abandoned cities and some self-managing fields are still in evidence, but only about a million of individuals organized in nomadic tribes remain.
These small bands descended from nomadic Clovis big-game hunters who arrived in the Southwest around 10,000 BC.
They are semi-nomadic and obtain much of their livelihood through herding cattle, camels and sheep and harvesting wild grains.
They have, for the most part, given up their nomadic hunting and gathering lifestyle but have retained their language and much of their culture in spite of increasing influences from the broader Australian community.
They were hunter-gatherers who had a nomadic society, and had long been independent of the Argentine government established in coastal areas.
They were one of the many nomadic groups found in North India.
Traditionally, the area was inhabited by nomadic tribes from the north and west, as well as Koreans and Chinese fleeing unrest, famine, or other sociopolitical conditions in their home countries.
Turner has led a remarkably nomadic life having held university appointments in England, Scotland, Australia, Germany, Holland, Singapore and the United States.
Until the 1960s, most of the population was nomadic or seminomadic; due to rapid economic and urban growth, more than 95% of the population now is settled.
Wherever Baggara settle they start a seasonal nomadic movement that goes from north to south, in a Round-Robin fashion according to the season and perpendicular to their historical migration route.
With limited opportunities in Italy, Montaño embarked on a nomadic career, first returning to his native Colombia to sign for América de Cali, and subsequently Independiente Santa Fe.

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