kruistocht

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkrœy̯s.tɔxt/
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  • Hyphenation: kruis‧tocht

Etymology 1[edit]

From kruis (cross) +‎ tocht (journey). First attested in 1700.

Noun[edit]

kruistocht m (plural kruistochten, diminutive kruistochtje n)

  1. (historical) crusade, a Christian holy war
  2. (figuratively) quest, 'sacred' cause, notably against some evil
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of kruisen +‎ tocht.

Noun[edit]

kruistocht m (plural kruistochten)

  1. (nautical) naval crossing, act of crossing a body of water