walkabout definition by Webster's New World
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- Austral. a periodic return to nomadic life in the Outback by an Aborigine: often in the phrase
- a walking tour
- an informal stroll through a crowd, as by royalty
walkabout definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Australian A temporary return to traditional Aboriginal life, taken especially between periods of work or residence in modern society and usually involving a period of travel through the bush.
- A walking trip.
- Chiefly British A public stroll taken by an important person, such as a monarch, among a group of people for greeting and conversation.
walkabout - Computer Definition
An early wireless telephony trial conducted in Canberra, Australia, in support of pedestrian traffic.Walkabout was based on CT2+ digital cordless telephony standards. See also cordless telephone, CT2+, and digital.