pilgrim noun Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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pilgrimnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪl·ɡrəm/
a person who travels to a holy place as a religious act
Translations of “pilgrim”
in Arabic حاجّ…
in Korean 순례자…
in Malaysian jemaah haji…
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 Vietnamese người hành hương…
in Spanish peregrino…
in Portuguese peregrino, -a…
in Thai นักแสวงบุญ…
in German der/die Pilger(in)…
in Catalan pelegrí, -ina…
in Japanese 巡礼者…
in Indonesian peziarah, yang pergi haji…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朝圣者,香客…
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