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pilgrim

noun [C]  /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/ us  
a person who travels to a holy place as a religious act
Translations of “pilgrim”
in Korean 순례자…
in Arabic حاجّ…
in French pèlerin/-ine…
in Turkish hacı…
in Italian pellegrino, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 朝聖者,香客…
in Russian паломник…
in Polish pielgrzym…
in Spanish peregrino…
in Portuguese peregrino, -a…
in German der/die Pilger(in)…
in Catalan pelegrí, -ina…
in Japanese 巡礼者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朝圣者,香客…
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