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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a place of pilgrimage (= one that people visit because it is special, usually for a religious reason ) ▪ Her grave became a place of pilgrimage. COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE annual ▪ Anne Donnelly, our pilgrimage...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pilgrimage \Pil"grim*age\, n. [OE. pilgrimage, pelgrinage; cf. F. p[`e]lerinage.] The journey of a pilgrim; a long journey; especially, a journey to a shrine or other sacred place. Fig., the journey of human life. --Shak. The days of the years of my pilgrimage....

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A journey made to a sacred place, or a religious journey. 2 (context by extension English) A visit to any site revered or associated with a meaningful event. vb. To go on a pilgrimage.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 13c., pelrimage ; from pilgrim + -age and also from Old French pelrimage , pelerinage "pilgrimage, distant journey, crusade," from peleriner "to go on a pilgrimage." Modern spelling from early 14c.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a journey to a sacred place [syn: pilgrim's journey ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance. Typically, it is a journey to a shrine or other location of importance to a person's beliefs and faith , although sometimes it can be a metaphorical journey into someone's own beliefs....

Usage examples of pilgrimage.

As he had already performed the pilgrimage to Rome, he knew every person in Ancona devoted to the cult of Saint-Francis, and was acquainted with the superiors of all the rich convents.

Aye as I went, that maiden who had reared The torch of Truth afar, of whose high deeds The Hermit in his pilgrimage had heard, Haunted my thoughts.

He left his home in Tangier in 1325 aiming, in the first instance, to make a pilgrimage to Mecca.

But one thing is clear: atman seeks to realize Brahman, to be united with the Absolute, and it travels in this life on a pilgrimage where it is born and dies, and is born again and dies again, and again, and again, until it manages to shed the sheaths that imprison it here below.

Though, logically, my pilgrimage had ended with the unexpected discovery of Sylvia Joy, yet there were two famous feminine types of which, seeing that I was in Paris, I thought I might as well make brief studies, before I returned to London and finally resumed the bachelorhood from which I had started.

I wished to make a pilgrimage to Vaucluse and begged the landlord to procure me a good guide, and after I had dressed I went to the theatre.

As I seemed to come upon Casanova at home, it was as if I came upon old friend, already perfectly known to me, before I had made my pilgrimage to Dux.

My journey toward understanding would become more of a diabetic than a religious pilgrimage.

Then when the rumor began to circulate that the devious Angelaknown by then, country wide, as the Roman Tart was hard at work persuading her loving, well-cuckolded royal spouse to go on pilgrimage to Rome, there to give over his kingdom to the Holy See, then receive it back as a feoff from the papacy, matters really began to boil.

It was expected of every member of our order that at least once during his lifetime he should make a pilgrimage to a certain monastery in Tibet, there to perform mystic rites in a secret sanctuary, where a sacred stone of immemorable antiquity was kept.

I most longed for at the end of the long pilgrimage I must take some day, and so as the time had elapsed which Dejah Thoris had hoped might bring you once more to her side, for she has always tried to believe that you had but temporarily returned to your own planet, I at last gave way to my great yearning and a month since I started upon the journey, the end of which you have this day witnessed.

No thought of danger entered the heart of Atma as he went out from the presence of the Maharanee to enter upon an enterprise which was to be in its course and issue as unlike the anticipations of his ardent heart as is the solemn pilgrimage of life unknown to the dreams of childhood.

The pity of Allah for a daughter who is weak will permit the blessing of this marabout, who has inherited the inestimable gift of Baraka, to be the same to me, body and soul, as the pilgrimage to Mecca which is beyond the power of my flesh.

Poor Fred, sufficient to inspire pilgrimages to these hinterlands by culture mavens from all over the 2 GENEROUS DEATH world.

Cnaiur explained the way the memorialists recited verses dedicated to each of the Nansur Columns, stories that described their devices, their arms, and their mettle in battle so that when the Tribes went on pilgrimage or to war, they could read the Nansur battle line.