peregrination


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per·e·gri·nate

 (pĕr′ĭ-grə-nāt′)
v. per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing, per·e·gri·nates
v.intr.
To journey or travel from place to place, especially on foot.
v.tr.
To travel through or over; traverse.

[Latin peregrīnārī, peregrīnāt-, from peregrīnus, foreigner; see peregrine.]

per′e·gri·na′tion n.
per′e·gri·na′tor n.

peregrination

(ˌpɛrɪɡrɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. a voyage, esp an extensive one
2. the act or process of travelling

peregrination

travel from place to place, especially on foot and with the suggestion of a roundabout route.
See also: Travel, Walking
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peregrination - traveling or wandering around
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

peregrination

noun
1. journey, tour, trip, exploration, trek, expedition, voyage, odyssey their wild peregrinations up and down the Rio Grande
2. travelling, wandering, trekking, roaming, roving, globetrotting, wayfaring De Quincy's intoxicated peregrinations around London
Translations

peregrination

[ˌperɪgrɪˈneɪʃən] Nperegrinación f peregrinations (hum) → periplo m, peregrinaje m

peregrination

n (liter)Fahrt f

peregrination

[pɛrɪgrɪˈneɪʃən] n (frm) → peregrinazione f
References in classic literature ?
If I had money," said the page, "I would ask senor ape what will happen me in the peregrination I am making.
In this dismal gloom of nocturnal peregrination his horse unexpectedly stood still.
After slipping among oozy piles and planks, stumbling up wet steps and encountering many salt difficulties, the passengers entered on their comfortless peregrination along the pier; where all the French vagabonds and English outlaws in the town (half the population) attended to prevent their recovery from bewilderment.
Micawber, 'that your peregrinations in this metropolis have not as yet been extensive, and that you might have some difficulty in penetrating the arcana of the Modern Babylon in the direction of the City Road, - in short,' said Mr.
It has so chanced that I met with a Spaniard in my peregrinations who had seen many countries, and among them the New World.
These he would astonish and delight by the hour, with prodigious tales of his doings among the Indians; and of the wonders he had seen, and the wonders he had performed, in his adventurous peregrinations among the mountains.
He also succeeded in securing the services of several to guide and aid him in his peregrinations among the mountains, and to trap for him during the ensuing season.
At their hospitable boards I occasionally met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
In pronouncing these words, he drew a sharp knife across the guide-rope by which I was suspended, and as we then happened to be precisely over my own house, (which, during my peregrinations, had been handsomely rebuilt,) it so occurred that I tumbled headlong down the ample chimney and alit upon the dining-room hearth.
She followed the others in their peregrinations from pool to pool, clasping her Bible and quarterly tightly and thinking with bitterness of soul of her beloved class where she should be sitting that very moment, before a teacher she adored.
In Haiphong, when they got there after a course of most unprofitable peregrinations (during which the ship was nearly lost twice), he got himself, in Mr.
Meantime, Natalia Haldin was telling Razumov briefly of our peregrinations from one end of Geneva to the other.