Pilgrimage meaning

pĭlgrə-mĭj
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The definition of a pilgrimage is a long journey, especially one made by a person going to a holy place.

An example of a pilgrimage is the Hajj, the journey taken by thousands of Muslim people traveling to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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A journey made by a pilgrim, esp. to a shrine or holy place.
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Any long journey, as to a place of historical interest.
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A journey to a sacred place or shrine.
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To go on a pilgrimage.
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A long journey or search, especially one of exalted purpose or moral significance.
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(by extension) A visit to any site revered or associated with a meaningful event.

Each year we made a pilgrimage to New York City to visit the pub where we all first met.

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To go on a pilgrimage.
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A journey made to a sacred place, or a religious journey.

In the Muslim faith, the pilgrimage to Mecca is known as the Hajj.

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