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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A leisurely walk (usually in some public place); A walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries.

Usage examples (32)
  • But we shall not omit an account of these places in our perambulation, which is guided by sense-limits rather than by arbitrary lines.
  • The Bishop and Synod did actually order a "perambulation" to be made to see if anything could be annexed from the adjacent parishes, especially
  • "Discover another location for similar perambulation."
  • On his third perambulation along the same street he met a man. for more
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