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English definition of “pilgrimage”

pilgrimage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈpɪl.ɡrɪ.mɪdʒ/ us  
a special journey made by a pilgrim: Muslims try to make a pilgrimage/go on a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their life. a visit to a place that is considered special, where you go to show your respect: For many fans, the national stadium is a place of pilgrimage.
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