Meaning of pilgrimage

pil•grim•age

Pronunciation: (pil'gru-mij), [key]
— n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.
—n.
  1. a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: a pilgrimage to Lourdes.
    1. the Pilgrimage,hajj.
    2. &ain;umrah.
  2. any long journey, esp. one undertaken as a quest or for a votive purpose, as to pay homage: a pilgrimage to the grave of Shakespeare.
—v.i.
  1. to make a pilgrimage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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