peregrination

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Etymology[edit]

1520s, either from Old French peregrinacion (pilgrimage) (12th century),[1] or directly from the Latin peregrīnātiō (journey), from peregrīnor (sojourn).

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Noun[edit]

peregrination (plural peregrinations)

  1. A travel or journey, especially by foot, notably by a pilgrim.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ peregrination” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French < Latin peregrīnātiō (journey), from peregrīnor (sojourn).

Noun[edit]

peregrination f (plural peregrinations)

  1. pilgrimage