To go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander. He roameth to the carpenter's house. (Chaucer) Daphne roaming through a thorny wood. (Shak)
Synonym: To wander, rove, range, stroll, ramble.
Origin: OE. Romen, ramen; cf. AS. Arman to raise, rise, D. Ramen to hit, plan, aim, OS. Rmn to strive after, OHG. Ramen. But the word was probably influenced by Rome; cf. OF. Romier a pilgrim, originally, a pilgrim going to Rome, It. Romeo, Sp. Romero. Cf. Ramble.
To range or wander over. And now wild beasts came forth the woods to roam. (milton)