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(especially of a church minister or a judge) travel from place to place to perform one's professional duty.
- ‘Livingstone served only ten years on a conventional mission station, and even then he spent much time itinerating through villages that had never before heard the Christian gospel.’
- ‘Lloyd-Jones itinerated, preaching the great doctrines of the faith with such clarity.’
- ‘For the last 20 years I have worked full time as an itinerating evangelist.’
- ‘He visited every crossroads, village, and town from the Canadian forests to the Louisiana bayous - along with three itinerating trips to England and Ireland.’
- ‘In his later years, Peter itinerated among churches, playing a supportive role through his North of England Ministry.’
Early 17th century: from late Latin itinerat- traveled from the verb itinerari (see itinerant).
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