Examples of pilgrim in a Sentence
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims traveled to Mecca.
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Known as the green heart of Italy, this scenic agricultural region is a destination for pilgrims remembering St. Francis of Assisi.
Israel has no counter-campaign aimed at attracting Muslim pilgrims.
The slender clock tower is a modern-day beacon for Islamic pilgrims the world over who come by the millions each year to the holy city.
Each year more than 200,000 pilgrims hike enough of it to earn a Compostela, which is the official document attesting to having completed at least 100 kilometers of the trail.
Koyasan is one of the premier destinations for Buddhist pilgrims in Japan, and is considered one of the holiest sites in the country.
Each year, as many as 3 million pilgrims descend on the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca.
For the final three days of hajj, pilgrims sleep in a large tent valley called Mina and for three days take part in a symbolic stoning of the devil.
But archaeologists say pilgrims to the Basilica di San Nicola are praying to the wrong guy.
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Origin and Etymology of pilgrim
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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