walkabout - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈwɔːkəˌbaʊt/
singularwalkabout
pluralwalkabouts
  1. 1
    British an occasion when a famous or important person walks through a crowd and talks to people

    The Prime Minister went walkabout in the town centre.

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  2. 2
    Australian a long journey made through the Australian outback (=areas that are far from cities or towns and are not used for growing crops) by Aborigines for religious and cultural reasons
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