Examples of pilgrim in a Sentence
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims traveled to Mecca.
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Both market towns were once stops for religious pilgrims a day’s walk apart, and together make a great day trip from Bath (and are within three hours of London).
Every twelve years for more than 2,500, tens of millions of pilgrims congregate in two northern towns, Allahabad and Haridwar, to bathe together during the Kumbh Mela.
Zucchini also ranks as one of the new crop discoveries of the first pilgrims of the Mayflower.
Bringing sun-seekers to Saudi beaches could transform a tourism industry that relies almost solely on Muslim pilgrims visiting holy shrines in Mecca and Medina.
Najaf attracts millions of Iranian pilgrims each year visiting the golden-domed shrine of Imam Ali, the first Shiite imam.
Amid this carnage, ten pilgrims—three men and seven women—retreat to a country villa and agree to spend ten days regaling one another with ten stories a day.
Police initially reported that two pilgrims were killed on the scene, while another four died from injuries after being taken to a local hospital.
Incensed with India's involvement, China retaliated by closing a nearby mountain pass that Indian pilgrims use to reach Mount Kailash, a sacred Hindu and Buddhist site in Tibet.
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Origin and Etymology of pilgrim
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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
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