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 ?
In olden days the most usual reason for a journey, next to business, was a pilgrimage.
Then," suggested the idea, with a blush for its own absurdity, "why not go on pilgrimage and seek her?
cried my father, on my arrival into the world-- he had three of them already, and I was his last hope,--and a dummes Frauenzimmer I have remained ever since; and that is why for years I would have no dealings with the cousins in possession, and that is why, the other day, overcome by the tender influence of the weather, the purely sentimental longing to join hands again with my childhood was enough to send all my pride to the winds, and to start me off without warning and without invitation on my pilgrimage.
There was but one conclusion to reach when all efforts to locate you had failed, and that, that you had taken the long, last pilgrimage down the mysterious River Iss, to await in the Valley Dor upon the shores of the Lost Sea of Korus the beautiful Dejah Thoris, your princess.
At length - at length - after so many days Of weary pilgrimage and burning thirst,(Thirst for the springs of lore that in thee lie,) I kneel, an altered and an humble man, Amid thy shadows, and so drink within My very soul thy grandeur, gloom, and glory!
I saw no signs of extreme age among them, nor is there any appreciable difference in their appearance from the age of maturity, about forty, until, at about the age of one thousand years, they go voluntarily upon their last strange pilgrimage down the river Iss, which leads no living Martian knows whither and from whose bosom no Martian has ever returned, or would be allowed to live did he return after once embarking upon its cold, dark waters.
Thence she started on foot, basket in hand, to reach the wide upland of heath dividing this district from the low-lying meads of a further valley in which the dairy stood that was the aim and end of her day's pilgrimage.
The long pilgrimage was ended, and somehow we seemed to feel glad of it.
Her lover has been faithful to her ever since; he has never married, and every June, on her birthday, he makes a pilgrimage to the old garden and sits for a long time in silence on the bench where he used to woo her on crimson eves and moonlight nights of long ago.
Travelling would be agreeable enough," said he groaning, "if one only had no body, or could send it to rest while the spirit went on its pilgrimage unhindered, whither the voice within might call it.
At that date, the Mohammedan conqueror, Mahmoud of Ghizni, crossed India; seized on the holy city of Somnauth; and stripped of its treasures the famous temple, which had stood for centuries--the shrine of Hindoo pilgrimage, and the wonder of the Eastern world.
Yes, we will read together, and talk of old times, and Thedora shall tell you of her pilgrimages in former days.