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1pilgrimage

noun pil·grim·age \ˈpil-grə-mij\

: a journey to a holy place

: a journey to a special or unusual place

Full Definition of PILGRIMAGE

1
:  a journey of a pilgrim; especially :  one to a shrine or a sacred place
2
:  the course of life on earth

Examples of PILGRIMAGE

  1. He made a pilgrimage to Mecca.
  2. The tradition of pilgrimage is important in Islam.
  3. The family went on a pilgrimage to historical battlefields.
  4. The poet's grave site has become a place of pilgrimage.

First Known Use of PILGRIMAGE

14th century

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

2pilgrimage

verb
pilgrimagedpilgrimag·ing

Definition of PILGRIMAGE

intransitive verb
:  to go on a pilgrimage

Examples of PILGRIMAGE

  1. <tourists pilgrimaging to all of the traditional destinations across Europe>

First Known Use of PILGRIMAGE

14th century

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