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pilgrimage

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪlgrəmɪdʒ; ˈpɪlgrɪmɪdʒ/

Translation of pilgrimage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • peregrinación (feminine) to go on a pilgrimage ir* de peregrinación I made a pilgrimage to my parents' old house fui en peregrinación a la antigua casa de mis padres
    Example sentences
    • The Hajj is a real pilgrimage - a journey, with rites and rituals to be done along the way.
    • Like all religious pilgrimages, the Goddess pilgrimage is made for the purpose of devotion, but it is also at some level a feminist liberatory project and protest.
    • This year the pilgrims were able to walk the pilgrimage.

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