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pilgrimage

[ pil-gruh-mij ]
/ 藞p瑟l gr蓹 m瑟d蕭 /
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noun
a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: a pilgrimage to Lourdes.
Islam.
  1. the Pilgrimage, hajj.
  2. 士umrah.
any long journey, especially one undertaken as a quest or for a votive purpose, as to pay homage: a pilgrimage to the grave of Shakespeare.
verb (used without object), pil路grim路aged, pil路grim路ag路ing.
to make a pilgrimage.
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Origin of pilgrimage

First recorded in 1200鈥50; Middle English pilegrimage (see pilgrim, -age); replacing earlier pelrimage, alteration of Old French pelerinage

synonym study for pilgrimage

3. See trip1.
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British Dictionary definitions for pilgrimage

pilgrimage
/ (藞p瑟l伞r瑟m瑟d蕭) /

noun
a journey to a shrine or other sacred place
a journey or long search made for exalted or sentimental reasons
verb
(intr) to make a pilgrimage
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