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synonyms for nomad

  • migrant
  • pilgrim
  • vagabond
  • wanderer
  • hobo
  • itinerant
  • rambler
  • roamer
  • rover
  • wayfarer
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How to use nomad in a sentence

In China the patriarch of a nomad horde became emperor of a nation retaining ancestor worship as its chief religious system.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
These dogs guard the flocks, or the nomad camps, and rather resemble large collies; as a rule, they are black and very fierce.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
He was a nomad, wandering from place to place, feeding upon whatever living things he could kill with his hands.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
He has a hand-to-mouth, nomad existence, ending in the inevitable frozen misery of the workhouse.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The question will have to be asked: Is it better for this population to be practically nomad or settled?
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
But the nomad of these days was a less dangerous neighbor than at later times because the horse had not yet been domesticated.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The American is, for the most part, a nomad, who pulls down his house as the Tartar pulls up his tent-poles.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
It is easy to pronounce against the unfortunate nomad the withering sentence: "He pays no taxes."
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
When the caravan moves over the rounded hills it is like 23 a nomad tribe on the march.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
No doubt the domestic animals of the nomad at one time existed in a wild state.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NOMAD

  • derelict
  • hobo
  • itinerant
  • nomad
  • rolling stone
  • tramp
  • transient
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.