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pilgrimnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpɪl.ɡrɪm/
a ​person who makes a ​journey, often a ​long and ​difficult one, to a ​specialplace for ​religiousreasons
(Definition of pilgrim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pilgrimnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/
a ​person who ​travels to a ​holyplace as a ​religiousact

Pilgrimnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/
US history a ​member of the ​group of ​Englishpeople who ​sailed to ​America and ​beganliving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620
(Definition of pilgrim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pilgrim”
in Korean 순례자…
in Arabic حاجّ…
in Malaysian jemaah haji…
in French pèlerin/-ine…
in Russian паломник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 朝聖者,香客…
in Italian pellegrino, -a…
in Turkish hacı…
in Polish pielgrzym…
in Spanish peregrino…
in Vietnamese người hành hương…
in Portuguese peregrino, -a…
in Thai นักแสวงบุญ…
in German der/die Pilger(in)…
in Catalan pelegrí, -ina…
in Japanese 巡礼者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朝圣者,香客…
in Indonesian peziarah, yang pergi haji…
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