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  • n. Plural form of nomad.


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  • Issues which have yet to be resolved include exact border demarcations and who gets to vote in the Abyei referendum, with nomads from the north who use land in the disputed region, a particular point of contention.

    US Officials : No More Time to Waste for Referenda in Sudan

  • Since earliest antiquity hundreds of thousands of Bedouin nomads have ranged all over the vast desert lands southwest of Tapline's route.

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  • This was when they both wore long beards and wore head gear that mad them look like nomads from the Mongolian steeps.

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  • Securities and Exchange Commissioner Roel Campos compared AIM to a casino, the exchange has lost 13%, or 11, of its nominated advisers -- known as nomads -- as a result of the exchange tightening its requirements.

    AIM's Recent Steps Show

  • This is the first time the LSE has fined one of the so-called nomads that operate on AIM -- a stock market with light-touch regulation that has attracted companies from around the world along with criticism from some U.S. regulators and politicians.

    AIM Fines Broker for Poor Conduct

  • "The nomads are another problem, " Draspyr went on.


  • "If the nomads are a disturbing force," Erannath inquired, "why do you allow them in your territory?"

    The Day of Their Return

  • For there is not a single race of men, whether among barbarians or Greeks, or by whatever name they may be called, of those who live in wagons or are called nomads or of herdsmen living in tents, among whom prayers and thanksgivings are not offered through the name of the crucified Jesus to the Father and Maker of all things.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • Though all these desert-born characteristics and customs have a certain interest for the sociologist, they possess only minor importance in comparison with the religious spirit of pastoral nomads, which is always fraught with far-reaching historical results.

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

  • But the nomads were the terror of all those whom the soil or the advantages of a market had induced to build towns.

    Essays — First Series


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