The Pygmy tribe of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa, is a peaceful, nomadic group that hunts and gathers its food. Pygmies’ skin is a light yellow-brown. Adult male Pygmies are less than 5 feet tall. Pygmy tribes also live in the rain forests of India and the Philippines.

In this passage, what does the word “nomadic” most closely mean?



The term “nomadic” as it is used here refers to a group that moves about. They are not necessarily barbaric, aggressive, or uneducated so those choices are incorrect.

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