Definition of perambulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

perambulation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pəˌræmbjuˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pəˌræmbjuˈleɪʃn//
 
[countable](formal or humorous)
 
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a slow walk or journey around a place, especially one made for pleasure Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin perambulat- ‘walked about’, from the verb perambulare, from per- ‘all over’ + ambulare ‘to walk’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: perambulation