Pilgrimage etymology


English word pilgrimage comes from English pilgrim, Middle English (1100-1500) pilgrimage (Pilgrimage.)

Etymology of pilgrimage

Detailed word origin of pilgrimage

Dictionary entry Language Definition
pilgrim English (en) One who travels, especially on a journey to visit sites of religious significance. (intransitive) To journey; to wander; to ramble.
pilgrimage Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Pilgrimage.
pilgrimage English (en) (by extension) A visit to any site revered or associated with a meaningful event.. A journey made to a sacred place, or a religious journey. To go on a pilgrimage.