Word to the Wise: pilgrim

pilgrim (noun) – someone who travels around or a traveller to a holy place

pilgrimage (noun)  – a trip to a holy place

pilgrimNevil Zaveri

Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Visiting this unknown region in my country I felt like a pilgrim travelling in foreign lands.

Many pilgrims come to Jerusalem to visit the purported (= assumed) place of Jesus Christ’s grave.

My neighbour put “Haj” in front of his name after he made a pilgrimage to Mecca.

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