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Synonyms for perambulation

an act of walking, especially for pleasure

Synonyms for perambulation

a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc

a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

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Lochner, Geographic Information Systems analyst in Oxford, said Oxford's last perambulation was in 1986.
The "place" becomes not physical but the pattern of this temporally informed perambulation.
A party of men accompanied the perambulation to alter fences or remove buildings which crossed the boundary.
A PERAMBULATION around the city centre demonstrated to Mr Brocklebank just how well the Liverpool One shopping centre is bedding in.
Which is a good thing, on account of the concrete pillar right behind me rendering posterior perambulation a bit difficult.
UNDERTAKING a short perambulation on Easter Sunday, I was astounded to find the smashed and grubby remains of dozens of hard boiled eggs littering a local park.
A perambulation of the borders of Yardley in 1495 indicated that the cross was close to the house of John Prettyes at what was the Hoarstock and is now called the Warstock.
This would "preserve traditional sidewalk values," according to supporters, who deny that they're "froshophobic" but maintain that freshmen "degrade the sacred institution of sidewalks, and jeopardize the validity of the upperclassmen's own perambulation.
The gallery, as Wolfram Prinz argues, was none other than an enclosed space for perambulation that had evolved from the open loggia, or portico, serving this same purpose.
The empiricist Fela Kuti (5) utilized his urban perambulation job-hunting philosophy to call attention to the rupture of law-enforcement/political judgment by distinguishing between pragmatic empiricism and sensational formalism in the state.
A clockwise perambulation brought the viewer up to the equally affecting (and seldom seen) Elephant Fording a River (1952); in the same space were Figure Study II (1945) and Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh V (1957), the latter informatively opposed with Portrait of Miss Diana Watson (1957), which shares its intensified palette, a phenomenon often explained by Bacon's experience of the vibrant Tangier light but which may have more to do with his reactions to Van Gogh and to abstract expressionism.
Looking back toward the gallery entrance, however, only two white folded screens remain, forging a discreet if effective break in visual perambulation.
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.