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[per-i-gruh-ney-shuh n] /ˌpɛr ɪ grəˈneɪ ʃən/

travel from one place to another, especially on foot.
a course of travel; journey.
a voyage, esp an extensive one
the act or process of travelling

early 15c., from Old French peregrination “pilgrimage, long absence” (12c.) or directly from Latin peregrinationem (nominative peregrinatio) “a journey, a sojourn abroad,” noun of action from past participle stem of peregrinari “to journey or travel abroad,” figuratively “to roam about, wander,” from peregrinus “from foreign parts, foreigner,” from peregre (adv.) “abroad,” properly “from abroad, found outside Roman territory,” from per- (see per) + agri, locative of ager “field, territory, land, country” (see acre).


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