Definition of 'pilgrim'
Example sentences containing 'pilgrim'
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Pilgrims visit in the hope of miraculous cures. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)He hires extra security on important church days to ensure the safety of visiting pilgrims. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All the time we helped tourists and pilgrims to visit the house. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)It receives many more architectural pilgrims than religious ones. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those pilgrims who do come spend less. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How does the pilgrim make progress in such an environment? Christianity Today (2000)About 250,000 pilgrims now visit each year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The thrill of arriving would not be there without the pilgrim journey, and without its hardships. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The temple is leased out each year to a different family which is entrusted with maintaining its leafy courtyards and halls for visiting pilgrims. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pilgrims visiting the site would have needed protection, which would explain why there was a military base nearby. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)The official welcome which the city of Hiroshima extends to visiting pilgrims is well designed to encourage a mood of solemn reflection. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Some Pompeii pilgrims visit the museum and then head straight out of Naples. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In a monastery, this angry, agnostic pilgrim makes progress. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All of these redemptive stories are that of a journey: a pilgrim's progress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'pilgrim'
British English: pilgrim /ˈpɪlɡrɪm/ NOUN
A pilgrim is a person who makes a journey to a holy place.
...pilgrims visiting the shrine.
- American English: pilgrim
- Arabic: حَاج
- Brazilian Portuguese: peregrino
- Chinese: 朝圣者
- Croatian: hodočasnik
- Czech: poutník
- Danish: pilgrim
- Dutch: pelgrim
- European Spanish: peregrino
- Finnish: pyhiinvaeltaja
- French: pèlerin
- German: Pilger
- Greek: προσκυνητής
- Italian: pellegrino
- Japanese: 巡礼者
- Korean: 순례자
- Norwegian: pilegrim
- Polish: pielgrzym
- European Portuguese: peregrino
- Romanian: pelerin
- Russian: паломник
- Spanish: peregrino
- Swedish: pilgrim
- Thai: ผู้แสวงบุญ ผู้แสวงบุญ
- Turkish: hacı
- Ukrainian: прочанин
- Vietnamese: người hành hương
Definition of pilgrim from the Collins English Dictionary
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