- to go from place to place, especially in a regular circuit, as a preacher or judge.
Origin of itinerate
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Examples from the Web for itineration
Itineration, recitation of the Law, and preaching were the chief instruments for the propagation of Buddhism.
All that Gautama did was to preach his Dharma, ‘Law,’ during forty-five years of itineration, and oral teaching.
- (intr) to travel from place to place
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Word Origin and History for itineration
c.1600, from Late Latin itineratus, past participle of itinerare "to travel" (see itinerant). Especially "to travel from place to place preaching" (1775). Related: Itinerated; itinerating.
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