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rambleverb [I]

 us   /ˈræm·bəl/

ramble verb [I] (WALK)

to ​walk for ​pleasure, esp. in the ​countryside: I ​love to ramble through the ​woods.

ramble verb [I] (TALK/WRITE)

to ​talk or write in a ​confused way, often for a ​longtime: It was hard to ​listen to her ramble on and on about her ​vacation.
ramble
noun [C]  us   /ˈræm·bəl/
We took a ramble through the ​park.
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rambleverb

uk   us   /ˈræm.bl̩/

ramble verb (WALK)

[I usually + adv/prep] to ​walk for ​pleasure, ​especially in the ​countryside: I ​love to ramble through the ​fields and ​lanes in this ​part of the ​country. Let's go rambling ​tomorrow.

ramble verb (TALK/WRITE)

[I] disapproving to ​talk or write in a ​confused way, often for a ​longtime: Sorry, I'm rambling (on) - ​let me get back to the ​point.

ramble verb (SPREAD)

[I] (​especially of a ​plant) to go in many different ​directions: An ​oldclematis rambles over the ​gardenwall.

ramblenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈræm.bl̩/
a ​longwalkespecially through the ​countryside: We go for a ramble through the ​woods every ​Saturday.
(Definition of ramble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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