A small but diverse section of society that lives and works in an urban area, yet does not rent, own or otherwise reside permanently in any one location. "Nomad" suggests a chosen lifestyle, as opposed to "refugee", and it also suggests that nomads feel they have a home, as opposed to the "homeless".
Watch the urban nomads as they choose a place to set up camp for the night.
by emmafair August 12, 2007
A new generation of worker/travellers, they transplant themselves to new cities across the globe following the next big career opportunity.
She was born in London, but got a promotion and moved to Amsterdam and now New York. She's a bit of an urban nomad.
by miss_marni August 21, 2008