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English Dictionary: roam by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
    Synonym(s): roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Roam \Roam\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roamed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Roaming}.] [OE. romen, ramen; cf. AS. [be]r[?]man to raise,
      rise, D. ramen to hit, plan, aim, OS. r[?]m[?]n to strive
      after, OHG. r[be]men. But the word was probably influenced by
      Rome; cf. OF. romier a pilgrim, originally, a pilgrim going
      to Rome, It. romeo, Sp. romero. Cf. {Ramble}.]
      To go from place to place without any certain purpose or
      direction; to rove; to wander.
               He roameth to the carpenter's house.      --Chaucer.
               Daphne roaming through a thorny wood.      --Shak.
      Syn: To wander; rove; range; stroll; ramble.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Roam \Roam\, v. t.
      To range or wander over.
               And now wild beasts came forth the woods to roam.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Roam \Roam\, n.
      The act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his
      roam o'er hill amd dale. --Milton.
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