Definition of pastoralism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pastoralism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpæstərəˌlɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a way of keeping animals such as cattle, sheep, etc. that involves moving them from place to place to find water and food
pastoralist
 
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NAmE//ˈpæstərəlɪst//
 
noun, adjective
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