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/ ˈpɛr ɪ grəˌneɪt /
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verb (used without object), per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing.
to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot.
verb (used with object), per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing.
to travel or walk over; traverse.
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Origin of peregrinate
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Example sentences from the Web for peregrinate
But I seem to travel, to peregrinate, less and less—and I am reduced to living on my past accumulations.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
I sometimes go to Windsor, and the very next one I shall peregrinate over to Eton on the chance of a sight of his portrait.The Letters of Henry James, Vol. II|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for peregrinate
/ (ˈpɛrɪɡrɪˌneɪt) /
(intr) to travel or wander about from place to place; voyage
(tr) to travel through (a place)
an obsolete word for foreign
Derived forms of peregrinateperegrinator, noun
Word Origin for peregrinate
C16: from Latin, from peregrīnārī to travel; see peregrine
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