Definition of noctambulation in English:

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Pronunciation: /nɒkˌtambjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun] rare
Example sentences
  • Throughout this compilation the listener will find excellent music for dining, dancing, relaxation, reflection, and meditative noctambulation.
  • People that are affected by noctambulation just don't know what they are doing.
  • I should want to know Venice familiarly before giving myself overmuch to noctambulation.


Early 18th century: from Latin nox, noct- 'night' + ambulatio(n-) (from ambulare 'to walk').

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