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noun as in wayfarer

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They would have one class in potato burlap sacks and colorful feathers, and then the other class dressed as pilgrims.

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Because while the Wampanoags did help the Pilgrims survive, their support was followed by years of a slow, unfolding genocide of their people and the taking of their land.

Singing at a concert with other fans, chanting prayers surrounded by pilgrims or doing the “wave” during a ballgame — these are all ways of making personal connections.

Named after what some say is the patron saint of pandemics, the village is drawing day-trippers seeking to snap a photo of its street sign as well as pilgrims who want to pray at the altar of the saint.

Not everyone is happy to let the pope play the humble pilgrim.

It is home to Papa Pilgrim, a literal-minded, self-fashioned prophet; his wife, Country Rose; and their 15 dutiful children.

Most were originally drove roads, paths to market, or pilgrim paths.

Pictured above is the sculpture titled Hopeful Had Much Ado from Pilgrim's Progress.

The tip of the one of the spires at the National Cathedral fell onto the steps of Pilgrim Road.

Naw, I sold my outfit to a goggle-eyed pilgrim that has an idea buffalo hides is prime all summer.

There is a charm in Defoe's works that one hardly finds, excepting in the Pilgrim's Progress.

We can get a pretty good idea of the reasons which led the Pilgrim Fathers to brave everything to get away from their home land.

Every pilgrim would consider his pilgrimage of no account if he did not step in here immediately on his arrival.

The older nuns had turned from their tasks and paused, in passing by, to hear the pilgrim's story.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pilgrim, such as: settler, traveler, crusader, null, null, and pioneer.

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