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noun [countable] pilgrim pronunciation in British English /ˈpɪlɡrɪm/
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  1. 1
    someone who travels to a holy place that is important in their religion
    1. a.
      someone who visits a place because it is connected with someone or something that is important to them
  2. 2


    one of the people who left England and went to live in what is now the US in the early 17th century


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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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