Meaning of “pilgrim” in the English Dictionary

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"pilgrim" in British English

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pilgrimnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪl.ɡrɪm/ us /ˈpɪl.ɡrɪm/

a person who makes a journey, often a long and difficult one, to a special place for religious reasons

(Definition of “pilgrim” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pilgrim" in American English

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pilgrimnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/

a person who travels to a holy place as a religious act

Pilgrimnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/

US history a member of the group of English people who sailed to America and began living in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620

(Definition of “pilgrim” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)