Tuesday, August 26, 2008

peregrination: Dictionary.com Word of the Day

Dictionary.comDictionary.com Word of the Day

Method Proven To Stop Panic, Anxiety, Phobias Without Drugs
I am a nurse and thought about what would I do for my patients;
research the problem and get information...
"I was doing a relaxation technique one day and my 9 yr-old daughter said,
'Mom, you don't need to do that anymore, you don't have anxiety anymore.'
I feel this program saved my life." -Shari
Learn more

ADVERTISEMENT

Word of the Day for Tuesday, August 26, 2008

peregrination \pehr-uh-gruh-NAY-shun\, noun:

A traveling from place to place; a wandering.

He left Parma in the family camper-van, abandoning it in a Milan car-park to avoid its being identified at border controls before setting off on a peregrination through Switzerland, France, London, Canada, New York and eventually back to London.
-- Paddy Agnew, "Incident leads to crime that has baffled police", Irish Times, December 12, 1998
In 1890, Lafcadio Hearn settled in Japan after a lifetime of restless, melancholy peregrination.
-- Francine Prose, "Modern Geisha", New York Times, April 23, 2000
He ventures out in his pajamas and makes a dreamlike peregrination through the town's deserted streets.
-- Richard Eder, "Puck-ish Ramblings in Midsummer Dreams", New York Times, May 18, 2000

Peregrination comes from Latin peregrinatio, from peregrinari, "to stay or travel in foreign countries," from peregre, "in a foreign country, abroad," from per, "through" + ager, "land."

Dictionary.com Entry and Pronunciation for peregrination


Method Proven To Stop Panic, Anxiety, Phobias Without Drugs
I am a nurse and thought about what would I do for my patients;
research the problem and get information...
"I was doing a relaxation technique one day and my 9 yr-old daughter said,
'Mom, you don't need to do that anymore, you don't have anxiety anymore.'
I feel this program saved my life." -Shari
Learn more


ADVERTISEMENT

Dictionary.com Word of the Day
http://www.dictionary.com/wordoftheday/
You are currently subscribed to
Dictionary.com Word of the Day
as: mayorjfvalley@gmail.com
To unsubscribe via email,
send a blank message to:
leave-13078611-6044678G@lists.lexico.com
To subscribe to Word of the Day by email,
please send a blank message to:
join-wordoftheday@lists.lexico.com
©2008 by Lexico Publishing Group, LLC.
65 Pine Ave, #319
Long Beach, CA 90802
Subscriptions to The Word of the Day
can be turned on and off via the Web at
http://www.dictionary.com/wordoftheday/list/
Tell a friend about The Word of the Day!

No comments: