peregrinate

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verb per·e·gri·nate \ˈper-ə-grə-ˌnāt\

Definition of peregrinate

peregrinated

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peregrinating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to travel especially on foot :  walk

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  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

1593

First Known Use of peregrinate

1593



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