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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries;

2. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place);
[syn: amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perambulation \Per*am`bu*la"tion\, n. 1. The act of perambulating; traversing. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. An annual survey of boundaries, as of town, a parish, a forest, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. A district within which one is authorized to make a tour of inspection. "The . . . bounds of his own perambulation." [Obs.] --Holyday. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perambulation n 1: a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries 2: a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn: amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation]