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perambulate

verb amble, circle, circumambulate, course, cover, cross, go around, go for a walk, go on an outtng, go on foot, hike, jaunt, journey, make rounds, march, meander, pace, pass, pass through, patrol, pedestrianize, peregrinate, perlustrare, pervagari, promenade, prowl, ramble, range, reconnoiter, roam, rove, saunter, scour, stalk, step, stride, stroll, strut, sweep through, take a constitutional, take a walk, take an airing, tour, tramp, travel, traverse, tread, trek, trudge, walk, walk through, wander
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Lochner, Geographic Information Systems analyst in Oxford, said Oxford's last perambulation was in 1986.
A party of men accompanied the perambulation to alter fences or remove buildings which crossed the boundary.
She is as interested in the problem of city dirt and how it affected the movements and sensibilities of urban dwellers as in the analysis of Madeleine de Scudery's romances, John Donne's poems of urban perambulation, or visual representations of the Pont Neuf.
Looking back toward the gallery entrance, however, only two white folded screens remain, forging a discreet if effective break in visual perambulation.
She conducts a pleasingly open-minded perambulation around the "misplaced 'titles'" which Debussy placed at the end, not at the head, of his Preludes, concluding with a persuasive argument concerning the way that these short pieces might be considered in relation to each other.
Strolling the fashionable streets and galleries of Paris, Benjamin's flaneur is more than just an idle aristocrat of the arcades; he is nothing less than a fellow explorer, whose elegant perambulation becomes a creative exercise in itself--an endless but nonetheless worthy journey.
But understand, I'm not talking about a simple stroll around the block, a perambulation to the mailbox, or a casual lollygag with the garbage can to the curb and back.
Those of you familiar with Monty Python's Flying Circus will recall John Cleese working with serious and dedicated attention for the Ministry of Silly Walks, and demonstrating unusual perambulation techniques.
Their model explains why any number of silly-looking gaits, such as the crouching strut of Groucho Marx, tire us out more than routine styles of perambulation do, says Manoj Srinivasan of Cornell University.
The book opens with a very medieval perambulation of the parish, setting out its boundaries and its occupants, and exploring their environment.
Rumrich develops his topic in terms of contemporary religious rituals such as Rogationtide perambulation, the "foot" etymology of the word expedition (pes, pedis) and biblical texts concerned with circumspect walking such as Colossians 4:5 and Ephesians 5:15-16 applied to Richard II, King Henry IV, Hotspur, Falstaff, and King Henry V.
Clinical Gait Analysis of human perambulation was used as the primary basis for the physical requirements of the exoskeleton.