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English definition of “pilgrimage”

pilgrimage

noun [C or U]     /ˈpɪl.ɡrɪ.mɪdʒ/
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 .JourneysReligious practices 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.Journeys
(Definition of pilgrimage noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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