Definitions

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  • n. A travel or journey, especially by foot, notably by a pilgrim.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A traveling from one country to another; a wandering; sojourn in foreign countries.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A traveling from one country or place to another; a roaming or wandering about in general; travel; pilgrimage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. traveling or wandering around

Etymologies

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1520s, either from Old French peregrinacion ("pilgrimage") (12th century), or directly from the Latin peregrīnātiō ("journey"), from peregrīnor ("sojourn").

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