What is another word for pilgrims?

Pronunciation: [pˈɪlɡɹɪmz] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "pilgrims" that can be used to describe individuals who embark on a spiritual or religious journey. Some of these synonyms include travelers, wanderers, wayfarers, devotees, pilgrimages, seekers, and holy voyagers. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation and can be applied to different types of spiritual journeys. For example, a "devotee" may be more devoted to a particular religious tradition, while a "wayfarer" suggests a more general spiritual journey. These synonyms can be useful for writers and speakers looking to add variety and nuance to their language when discussing religious or spiritual topics.

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Usage examples for Pilgrims

Olaf was slain in battle while fighting for his throne, and was canonized by the church, his shrine at Trondhjem being for centuries a Mecca for pious pilgrims from all parts of Europe.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The text of Breidenbach's book is full of interest, for he gives a vivid account of the voyage and of the hardships and extortions to which pilgrims were exposed.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
One of Richard Pynson's earliest books was an edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales with about a score of woodcuts of the pilgrims obviously influenced by those in Caxton's second edition, but in no way an improvement on them.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Pilgrims

  • Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
    Abraham Cowley
  • We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps.
    Nelson DeMille
  • Israel's capital will never again be a divided city, a city with a wall at its center, a city in which two flags fly. This city, will, in its entirety, absorb immigrants, welcome pilgrims and be the eternal capital of Israel forever.
    Yitzhak Shamir
  • To feel the art of Mont Saint Michel and Chartres we have got to become pilgrims again.
    Henry Adams
  • The art is French, but the ideas may have come from anywhere, like the game of chess which the pilgrims or crusaders brought home from Syria. In the oriental game, the King was followed step by step by a whose functions were personal. The crusaders freed the piece from control; gave it liberty to move up or down or diagonally, forwards and backwards; made it the most arbitrary and formidable champion on the board, while the King and the Knight were the most restricted in movement; and this piece they named Queen and called the Virgin.
    Henry Adams

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