perigrinations


journeys on foot

TRANSLATION

perigrination = Wanderschaft, Wanderung (lange Reise, bes. Fußreise)

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

“Jeremy Corbyn’s hero is Salvador Allende. The Labour leader loves to recall his PEREGRINATIONS in Chile in 1969 and 1970, when the left-winger swept to power on a wave of popular support.”

Bagehot - ¡Hasta siempre, comandante!  - The Economist

Did you
know?

peregrination
noun - formal

a long journey in which you travel to various different places, especially on foot

Cambridge Dictionary


ORIGIN

Peregrination comes from the Latin peregrinari, which means “to travel abroad”. A peregrination is a journey or pilgrimage, especially one that’s made on foot. This word typically applies to traveling for an extended period of time or over a great distance.


THE WORLD'S BEST BOOKSHOP

So, you wouldn’t call a trip to a bookshop a peregrination. However, if you traveled the world looking for the world’s best bookshop, you could call that a peregrination.


SYNONYMS

awayday, expedition, frolic, grand tour, itineration, PEREGRINATION, pilgrimage, ramble, roaming, roving, sally, trekking, wayfaring


SMUGGLE OWAD into a conversation today, say something like:

“If PEREGRINATION is your thing, just google ’10 of the best pilgrim routes in Europe: readers’ travel tips’ from The Guardian, and start packing your rucksack.”


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