Meaning of nomad

no•mad

Pronunciation: (nō'mad), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place, usually seasonally and often following a traditional route or circuit according to the state of the pasturage or food supply.
  2. any wanderer; itinerant.
—adj.
  1. nomadic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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