nomadize


nomadize
/noh"ma duyz'/, v., nomadized, nomadizing.
v.i.
1. to live in the manner of a nomad.
v.t.
2. to cause (a person, tribe, etc.) to become nomadic.
Also, esp. Brit., nomadise.
[1790-1800; NOMAD + -IZE]

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