Definitions

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  • adjective Partly nomadic.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ nomadic

Examples

  • The area was already home to small seminomadic groups of farmers who built their mud homes, surrounded them with tall walls, added rooms as the families grew and prospered, then abandoned their settlements when the land grew tired or water grew scarce.

    Spellbound

  • For the most part the seminomadic farmers ignored one another until circumstance pressed one group against another, triggering a pattern of war and assimilation as old as time.

    Spellbound

  • For the most part the seminomadic farmers ignored one another until circumstance pressed one group against another, triggering a pattern of war and assimilation as old as time.

    Spellbound

  • The area was already home to small seminomadic groups of farmers who built their mud homes, surrounded them with tall walls, added rooms as the families grew and prospered, then abandoned their settlements when the land grew tired or water grew scarce.

    Spellbound

  • The area was already home to small seminomadic groups of farmers who built their mud homes, surrounded them with tall walls, added rooms as the families grew and prospered, then abandoned their settlements when the land grew tired or water grew scarce.

    Spellbound

  • Their region was formally Ugandan but never fully under Ugandan control, and as a seminomadic people, many Karamojong saw themselves as unincorporated.

    The Gun

  • For the most part the seminomadic farmers ignored one another until circumstance pressed one group against another, triggering a pattern of war and assimilation as old as time.

    Spellbound

  • Small seminomadic microbands remind us of our own proto-evolutionary state.

    20 years visiting the Huichols

  • Small seminomadic microbands remind us of our own proto-evolutionary state.

    20 years visiting the Huichols

  • There are about 26,000 Yanomami in the Amazon rain forest, in Venezuela and Brazil, where they subsist as seminomadic hunters and cultivators of crops like manioc and bananas.

    Archive 2008-10-01

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