Meaning of itinerancy

i•tin•er•an•cy

Pronunciation: (ī-tin'ur-un-sē, i-tin'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of traveling from place to place.
  2. a going around from place to place in the discharge of duty or the conducting of business.
  3. a body of itinerants, as ministers, judges, or sales representatives.
  4. the state of being itinerant.
  5. the system of rotation governing the ministry of the Methodist Church.
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