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Thus four thousand Indians at most roam through, rather than occupy, these vast stretches of inland territory and sea-shore.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
It would be too dismal for Gwynne to roam through the purlieus with a policeman—and he cannot come down often.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He does not keep them in barns, or feed them with hay, but they roam over the hills, and feed on grass both in winter and summer.
THE NURSERY, NOVEMBER 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
He hasn't the nerve to forsake his native heath and roam the wide world, a free and independent gentleman.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Overwhelming it was, furious, relentless; his thoughts strove to roam, but it seized him by the hair and dragged him back.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Robert grew impatient, and began to roam nearer to Rundell House, in the hope of seeing her.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
He jist projects around in the hills, pans a little gold en rambles around by himse'f. He's not 'gold mad,' he jist likes to roam.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Sef built it for his fair ones and poets to roam, and think themselves in Allah's paradise.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Clementine, the pet pig, broke out of her pen this morning, and as the children are at school she is allowed to roam at will.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Then off would roam Sally, perhaps loitering around fair Ingleside, or returning to her beloved pine woods and leafy oak-tree.
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
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WORDS RELATED TO ROAM

  • abide
  • affect
  • dally
  • frequent
  • glom
  • hang about
  • hang out
  • haunt
  • linger
  • live
  • loiter
  • reside
  • resort
  • roam
  • spend time
  • swell
  • tarry
  • waste time
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