- travel from one place to another, especially on foot.
- a course of travel; journey.
Origin of peregrination
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Examples from the Web for peregrination
They were contented with the peregrination of daily necessity.Scandinavians on the Pacific, Puget Sound
Thomas Ostenson Stine
And where, I ask, would he be more likely to obtain the object of his peregrination, viz.The Round Towers of Ireland
I rested for half an hour, and then commenced my peregrination.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy
We may now continue our peregrination along the main street.Corea or Cho-sen
A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
I pray you Lucius tell me the cause of your peregrination hither.The Golden Asse
- a voyage, esp an extensive one
- the act or process of travelling
Word Origin and History for peregrination
early 15c., from Old French peregrination "pilgrimage, long absence" (12c.) or directly from Latin peregrinationem (nominative peregrinatio) "a journey, a sojourn abroad," noun of action from past participle stem of peregrinari "to journey or travel abroad," figuratively "to roam about, wander," from peregrinus "from foreign parts, foreigner," from peregre (adv.) "abroad," properly "from abroad, found outside Roman territory," from per- (see per) + agri, locative of ager "field, territory, land, country" (see acre).