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  • n. Plural form of pilgrimage.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Prince has wept spontaneously in his pilgrimages from the Chinese capital, but his spectacle is just radio waves.

    Fragment from an Untelevised Revolution

  • Between these vain pilgrimages, the traveller impatient to leave had to toil on foot to distant railway stations, from which he returned baffled by vague answers and disheartened by the declaration that tickets, when achievable, must also be visés by the police.

    Fighting France

  • As he became stronger, he ventured to stretch his wound-stiffened muscles in short pilgrimages to the camp, where the men welcomed him with hearty and profane zest.

    Sundown Slim

  • For a long time the pilgrims who made journeys to the tomb of the Savior were undisturbed, as their pilgrimages were a source of profit to the Saracens.

    History of Education

  • Then Jethro hired Moses for eight pilgrimages, that is to say, eight years, and appointed to him for hire the hand of his daughter, and

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume II

  • Then Shu'ayb hired Moses for eight pilgrimages, that is to say, eight years, and made his wage marriage with one of his two daughters, and Moses 'service to him was to stand for her dowry.

    Arabian nights. English

  • It had long been the custom for many English people to make journeys to Jerusalem, which were called pilgrimages, in order that they might pray beside the tomb of Our Saviour there.

    A child`s history of England

  • English people to make journeys to Jerusalem, which were called pilgrimages, in order that they might pray beside the tomb of Our Saviour there.

    A Child's History of England

  • Some think they called themselves that because they'd rather take long trips, or "pilgrimages," to generally unknown places than be told what to do.

    Jilly Gagnon: A TEA Party Thanksgiving

  • Shiva Rea, internationally renowned yoga teacher and retreat leader, leads what she calls "pilgrimages" to places such as Bali, India, and Greece where "awakening shakti" is the intention.

    Tabby Biddle: Transformational Travel

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