Transhumance | Define Transhumance at Dictionary.com

[trans-hyoo-muhns or, often, yoo-, tranz-]

WORD ORIGIN

the seasonal migration of livestock, and the people who tend them, between lowlands and adjacent mountains.

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transhumance

the seasonal migration of livestock to suitable grazing grounds

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C20: from French, from transhumer to change one's pastures, from Spanish trashumar, from Latin trans- + humus ground

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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