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wander-year

noun

a year spent wandering or travelling itinerantly; also called Wanderjahr

Word Origin

the original German word meant a year taken to travel and perfect one's knowledge or skill after an apprenticeship was completed

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  • Could they spend a wander-year in Rajputana—the cities, the desert, the Aravallis: his father painting—he writing?

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