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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ram·ble /ˈræmbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·ble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rambled p. pr. & vb. n. Rambling ]
 1. To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world.
    He that is at liberty to ramble in perfect darkness, what is his liberty better than if driven up and down as a bubble by the wind?   --Locke.
 2. To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
 3. To extend or grow at random.
 Syn: -- To rove; roam; wander; range; stroll.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·ble, n.
 1. A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.
    Coming home, after a short Christmas ramble.   --Swift.
 2.  Coal Mining A bed of shale over the seam.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn: amble,
           promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation]
      v 1: continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This
           novel rambles on and jogs" [syn: ramble on, jog]
      2: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in
         search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the
         woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The
         cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from
         one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
         [syn: roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam,
         cast, rove, range, drift, vagabond]