English version

pilgrim in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpilgrimpil‧grim /ˈpɪlɡrɪm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 RRa religious person who travels a long way to a holy place 🔊 pilgrims visiting a holy shrine
Examples from the Corpus
pilgrimAll over Ireland, posters advertise pilgrim coach tours to Knock, a town famous for apparitions of the Virgin Mary.Me thinks another pilgrim is trying to make a buck.Thousands of Christian pilgrims converged on Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas Eve.The last pilgrims had gone home, and the small kiosks and stalls were closing.More than a million pilgrims come to Koya-san each year.Jim believed it would survive best as a band of pilgrims.The nomads came early and the pilgrims came late.