Perambulation



[per-am-byuh-leyt] /pərˈæm byəˌleɪt/

verb (used with object), perambulated, perambulating.
1.
to walk through, about, or over; travel through; traverse.
2.
to traverse in order to examine or inspect.
verb (used without object), perambulated, perambulating.
3.
to walk or travel about; stroll.
/pəˈræmbjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
to walk about (a place)
2.
(transitive) to walk round in order to inspect
n.

mid-15c., from Anglo-Latin (c.1300) and Anglo-French perambulacion, from Medieval Latin perambulationem (nominative perambulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin perambulare (see perambulate).
v.

1560s, from Latin perambulatus, past participle of perambulare “to walk through, go through, ramble through,” from per- “through” (see per) + ambulare “to walk” (see amble). Related: Perambulated; perambulating.

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