nomadism cuts men off from fixed temples and intense local associations; they take a broader and simpler view of the world.
Their nomadism has too often been regarded as an aimless wandering.
nomadism—if accompanied by poverty—is criminal in modern Society.
With the evils of nomadism, he participated to the full in whatever benefits lie in it for a man.
It would be a great improvement to end this present nomadism of Colonial Governors.
Agriculture therefore was a religious injunction, because of the perils of the state from nomadism.
Permanence is what I advocate in all human relations; nomadism, continual change, is prohibitory of any good whatsoever.
Agriculture is a peaceful occupation, the pursuit of which breeds out the physical strength of nomadism.
They were the outposts of civilization towards the encroaching desert, and the Tatar nomadism that advanced with it.
1550s, from Middle French nomade (16c.), from Latin Nomas (genitive Nomadis) "wandering groups in Arabia," from Greek nomas (genitive nomados, plural nomades) "roaming, roving, wandering" (to find pastures for flocks or herds), related to nomos "pasture, pasturage, grazing," literally "land allotted," and to nemein "put to pasture," originally "deal out," from PIE root *nem- "to divide, distribute, allot" (see nemesis).
A way of life in which a community has no permanent settlement but moves from place to place, usually seasonally and within a defined territory. For hunting and gathering societies, nomadism does not imply aimless wandering, but suggests an organized rotation of settlements to ensure maximum use of available natural resources.