The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Pupilgrimage


Pupilgrimage (n.)

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Roots: Pupil & Pilgrimage (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: A pilgrimage which has a very formative influence on the mental landscape of the subject, usually of a child.

Example: Joshua was seven when he first travelled to Moscow, where he was exposed to the work of  Boris Pasternak, at a roadside book-vendor’s. Back in Dublin, he went on to consider that experience his definitive pupilgrimage into the world of modern Russian Literature.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is one of the largest online literary magazines published from Asia. It has published authors from all over the world, largely from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Russia, United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, among others.