pilgrimage


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pil·grim·age

 (pĭl′grə-mĭj)
n.
1. A journey to a sacred place or shrine.
2. A long journey or search, especially one of exalted purpose or moral significance.
intr.v. pil·grim·aged, pil·grim·ag·ing, pil·grim·ag·es
To go on a pilgrimage.

pilgrimage

(ˈpɪlɡrɪmɪdʒ)
n
1. a journey to a shrine or other sacred place
2. a journey or long search made for exalted or sentimental reasons
vb
(intr) to make a pilgrimage

pil•grim•age

(ˈpɪl grə mɪdʒ)

n.
1. a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion.
2. any long journey, esp. one undertaken as a quest or act of devotion.
[1200–50; Middle English pilegrimage; replacing earlier pelrimage, alter. of Old French pelerinage]

pilgrimage


Past participle: pilgrimaged
Gerund: pilgrimaging

Imperative
pilgrimage
pilgrimage
Present
I pilgrimage
you pilgrimage
he/she/it pilgrimages
we pilgrimage
you pilgrimage
they pilgrimage
Preterite
I pilgrimaged
you pilgrimaged
he/she/it pilgrimaged
we pilgrimaged
you pilgrimaged
they pilgrimaged
Present Continuous
I am pilgrimaging
you are pilgrimaging
he/she/it is pilgrimaging
we are pilgrimaging
you are pilgrimaging
they are pilgrimaging
Present Perfect
I have pilgrimaged
you have pilgrimaged
he/she/it has pilgrimaged
we have pilgrimaged
you have pilgrimaged
they have pilgrimaged
Past Continuous
I was pilgrimaging
you were pilgrimaging
he/she/it was pilgrimaging
we were pilgrimaging
you were pilgrimaging
they were pilgrimaging
Past Perfect
I had pilgrimaged
you had pilgrimaged
he/she/it had pilgrimaged
we had pilgrimaged
you had pilgrimaged
they had pilgrimaged
Future
I will pilgrimage
you will pilgrimage
he/she/it will pilgrimage
we will pilgrimage
you will pilgrimage
they will pilgrimage
Future Perfect
I will have pilgrimaged
you will have pilgrimaged
he/she/it will have pilgrimaged
we will have pilgrimaged
you will have pilgrimaged
they will have pilgrimaged
Future Continuous
I will be pilgrimaging
you will be pilgrimaging
he/she/it will be pilgrimaging
we will be pilgrimaging
you will be pilgrimaging
they will be pilgrimaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pilgrimaging
you have been pilgrimaging
he/she/it has been pilgrimaging
we have been pilgrimaging
you have been pilgrimaging
they have been pilgrimaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pilgrimaging
you will have been pilgrimaging
he/she/it will have been pilgrimaging
we will have been pilgrimaging
you will have been pilgrimaging
they will have been pilgrimaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pilgrimaging
you had been pilgrimaging
he/she/it had been pilgrimaging
we had been pilgrimaging
you had been pilgrimaging
they had been pilgrimaging
Conditional
I would pilgrimage
you would pilgrimage
he/she/it would pilgrimage
we would pilgrimage
you would pilgrimage
they would pilgrimage
Past Conditional
I would have pilgrimaged
you would have pilgrimaged
he/she/it would have pilgrimaged
we would have pilgrimaged
you would have pilgrimaged
they would have pilgrimaged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pilgrimage - a journey to a sacred placepilgrimage - a journey to a sacred place    
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
hadj, haj, hajj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"

pilgrimage

noun journey, tour, trip, mission, expedition, crusade, excursion, hajj (Islam) a pilgrimage to the Catholic shrine at Lourdes

pilgrimage

noun
A journey undertaken with a specific objective:
Translations
حَجحَجّ
pouť
pilgrimsrejse
pyhiinvaelluspyhiinvaellusmatkatoiviomatka
hodočašće
zarándoklat
pílagrímsferî
巡礼の旅
순례
pilegrimsferdpilgrimsferdvalfart
púť
romanje
pilgrimsfärd
การเดินทางเพื่อไปแสวงบุญ
hachac yolculuğu
đoàn hành hương

pilgrimage

[ˈpɪlgrɪmɪdʒ] Nperegrinación f
to go on a pilgrimage; make a pilgrimage (to)ir de peregrinación (a)

pilgrimage

[ˈpɪlgrɪmɪdʒ] n
(to holy place)pèlerinage m
a pilgrimage to Mecca → un pèlerinage à la Mecque
to go on a pilgrimage to → aller en pèlerinage à
to make a pilgrimage to → faire un pèlerinage à pilgrimage site
(to place of personal importance)pèlerinage m
His father took him on a sentimental pilgrimage to Ireland → Son père l'emmena en Irlande pour un pèlerinage sentimental.pilgrimage site nlieu m de pèlerinagePilgrim Fathers npl
the Pilgrim Fathers → les Pères mpl pèlerins, les pèlerins mpl

pilgrimage

nWallfahrt f, → Pilgerfahrt f; to go on or make a pilgrimagepilgern, wallfahren, eine Pilger- or Wallfahrt machen; in our pilgrimage through this life (liter)auf unserem langen Weg or unserer langen Reise durch dieses Leben

pilgrimage

[ˈpɪlgrɪmɪdʒ] npellegrinaggio
to go on a pilgrimage → andare in pellegrinaggio

pilgrim

(ˈpilgrim) noun
a person who travels to a holy place. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit Jerusalem.
ˈpilgrimage (-midʒ) noun
a journey to a holy place. She went on a pilgrimage to Lourdes.

pilgrimage

حَجّ pouť pilgrimsrejse Pilgerfahrt προσκύνημα peregrinaje pyhiinvaellus pèlerinage hodočašće pellegrinaggio 巡礼の旅 순례 bedevaart pilegrimsferd pielgrzymka peregrinação паломничество pilgrimsfärd การเดินทางเพื่อไปแสวงบุญ hac đoàn hành hương 朝圣
References in classic literature ?
Fulness to them a burden is, That go on pilgrimage.
They were wandering all abroad, on precisely such a pilgrimage as a child often meditates, to the world's end, with perhaps a sixpence and a biscuit in his pocket.
They who know of no purer sources of truth, who have traced up its stream no higher, stand, and wisely stand, by the Bible and the Constitution, and drink at it there with reverence and humanity; but they who behold where it comes trickling into this lake or that pool, gird up their loins once more, and continue their pilgrimage toward its fountainhead.
And as for me, all that I think about in this plodding sad pilgrimage, this pathetic drift between the eternities, is to look out and humbly live a pure and high and blameless life, and save that one microscopic atom in me that is truly ME: the rest may land in Sheol and welcome for all I care.
I had always had a deep and reverent compassion for the sufferings of the "prisoner of Chillon," whose story Byron had told in such moving verse; so I took the steamer and made pilgrimage to the dungeons of the Castle of Chillon, to see the place where poor Bonnivard endured his dreary captivity three hundred years ago.
I could not wring from my little lady how she had spent the day; except that, as I supposed, the goal of her pilgrimage was Penistone Crags; and she arrived without adventure to the gate of the farm-house, when Hareton happened to issue forth, attended by some canine followers, who attacked her train.
They saw more rooms and made more discoveries than Mary had made on her first pilgrimage.
For myself, my Canterbury Pilgrimage has done much; imprisonment on civil process, and want, will soon do more.
Wemmick's Walworth sentiments, I devoted the next ensuing Sunday afternoon to a pilgrimage to the Castle.
Then," suggested the idea, with a blush for its own absurdity, "why not go on pilgrimage and seek her?
I who have four times made the pilgrimage to Mecca, and have renounced wine for ever.
If indeed when the pilgrim arrives in the world below, he is delivered from the professors of justice in this world, and finds the true judges who are said to give judgment there, Minos and Rhadamanthus and Aeacus and Triptolemus, and other sons of God who were righteous in their own life, that pilgrimage will be worth making.