Pronunciation: (pil'gru-mij), [key]
—n., v., -aged, -ag•ing.
1. a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: a pilgrimage to Lourdes.
a. the Pilgrimage,hajj.
3. any long journey, esp. one undertaken as a quest or for a votive purpose, as to pay homage: a pilgrimage to the grave of Shakespeare.
to make a pilgrimage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.