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un pèlerin

From one pèlerine to another, whether you are "wandering" to France virtually, via armchair, or joyfully in your rêves/dreams, je vous souhaite / I wish you a "Happy Thanksgiving."

pèlerin, ine (pel-rehn, reen) noun
  1. pilgrim

Also:
un pèlerinage = pilgrimage, place of pilgrimage
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Expression:
prendre son bâton de pèlerin = to leave on a pilgrimage

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Citation du Jour / French Quote of the Day

A vingt ans, c'est une promenade, à soixante ans c'est un pèlerinage.
At 20, it's a stroll, at 60 it's a pilgrimage.
--Serge Bonnet

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