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pilgrimagenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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. 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.
Translations of “pilgrimage”
in Korean 순례, 성지참배…
in Arabic حَجّ…
in Portuguese peregrinação…
in Catalan pelegrinatge…
in Japanese 巡礼, 聖地巡り…
in Italian pellegrinaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 朝聖,朝覲, 朝聖之旅, 參拜之行…
in Russian паломничество…
in Turkish hac yolculuğu/seyahati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朝圣,朝觐, 朝圣之旅, 参拜之行…
in Polish pielgrzymka…
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