peregrinate

verb per·e·gri·nate \ ˈper-ə-grə-ˌnāt \

Definition of peregrinate

peregrinated; peregrinating
: to travel especially on foot : walk
: to walk or travel over : traverse

peregrination

play \ˌper-ə-grə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

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Examples of peregrinate in a Sentence

  1. Jack Kerouac's celebrated novel about penniless free spirits peregrinating the United States.

  2. a couple of backpacking college students who decided to spend the summer peregrinating around Ireland

First Known Use of peregrinate

1593

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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