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pilgrimage

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noun pil·grim·age \ˈpil-grə-mij\

Definition of pilgrimage

  1. 1 :  a journey of a pilgrim; especially :  one to a shrine or a sacred place

  2. 2 :  the course of life on earth

Examples of pilgrimage in a sentence

  1. He made a pilgrimage to Mecca.

  2. The tradition of pilgrimage is important in Islam.

  3. The family went on a pilgrimage to historical battlefields.

  4. The poet's grave site has become a place of pilgrimage.

14th Century

First Known Use of pilgrimage

14th century

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms


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pilgrimage

verb pil·grim·age

Definition of pilgrimage

pilgrimaged

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pilgrimaging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go on a pilgrimage

Examples of pilgrimage in a sentence

  1. tourists pilgrimaging to all of the traditional destinations across Europe

14th Century

First Known Use of pilgrimage

14th century


PILGRIMAGE Defined for English Language Learners

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pilgrimage

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noun pil·grim·age \ˈpil-grə-mij\

Definition of pilgrimage for English Language Learners

  • : a journey to a holy place

  • : a journey to a special or unusual place


PILGRIMAGE Defined for Kids

pilgrimage

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noun pil·grim·age \ˈpil-grə-mij\

Definition of pilgrimage for Students

  1. :  a journey made by a pilgrim



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