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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion
pilgrimpil‧grim /ˈpɪlɡrɪm/ noun [countable]  RRa religious person who travels a long way to a holy place pilgrims visiting a holy shrine
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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.
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