Examples of pilgrim in a Sentence
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims traveled to Mecca.
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The songs will cover everything from sailors to soldiers to pilgrims by composers such as Randall Thompson, Morten Lauridsen, and Cole Porter.
Chaucer’s medieval classic unfolds as a storytelling battle among pilgrims traveling to the shrine of an English archbishop martyred in a church-and-state intrigue.
According to the Met, the area’s landscape inspired rich traditions, and artists, poets, religious pilgrims among others found respite in the landscape.
That brought the legal model of Sinai into Anglo-Saxon law, which the English pilgrims carried with them to America, giving the U.S. a government of laws above its leaders.
An Afghan man who lost his father in a 2016 attack targeting Shiite pilgrims weeps at the gate of Karte Sakhi shrine in Kabul.
Cycling the Camino Each year thousands of pilgrims travel the Camino de Santiago to Santiago de Compostela, the site in northwest Spain that supposedly holds the remains of the apostle St. James.
Since Saddam’s ouster, Iraqi markets have been stocked with Iranian goods and millions of Iranian pilgrims descend on Iraq each year to visit holy shrines in the cities of Samarra, Baghdad, Najaf and Karbala.
Though Saudi Arabia cut back on the number of pilgrims allowed after a stampede in 2015 killed more than 2,000 people, that number has again risen.
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Origin and Etymology of pilgrim
PILGRIM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pilgrim for English Language Learners
: someone who travels to a holy place
Pilgrim : one of the people who traveled by boat from England and created the first permanent settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620
PILGRIM Defined for Kids
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