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What does it mean when you dream about a journey?
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name of the ship in which Charles Darwin made his five-year voyage. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 721–722]
pilgrimage from London to Canterbury during which tales are told. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales]
makes pilgrimage throughout Europe for liberty and personal revelation. [Br. Lit.: “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” in Magill IV, 127–129]
travels to Celestial City with cumbrous burden on back. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
patron saint; aided wayfarers across river. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 85]
famed covered wagon taking pioneers to West before railroads. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 623]
travels through Hell, Purgatory, Paradise. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I, 211–213]
makes pilgrimage to God, unaccompanied by erstwhile friends. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
departure of Israelites from Egypt under Moses. [O.T.: Exodus]
Heart of Darkness
(c. 1552–1616) English geographer and publisher of eyewitness accounts of more than 200 voyages of exploration. [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 553–554]
adventure tale of journey into heart of the Belgian Congo and into depths of man’s heart. [Br. Lit.: Heart of Darkness, Magill III, 447–449]
Mandeville, Sir John
primitive raft used by Thor Heyerdahl to cross from Peru to the Tuamotu Islands (1947). [World Hist.: Kon-Tiki; NCE, 1238–1239]
(fl. 1356) English writer of travelers’ voyages around the world. [Br. Hist.: EB, VI: 559]
vessel of America’s pilgrims (1620). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 530]
long ride on horseback from St. Louis to Portland, Oregon. [Am. Hist.: The Oregon Trail, Magill I, 695–698]
pilgrimage to Mecca
hat; emblem of ancient travelers and hunters. [Gk. Art: Hall, 145]
(hajj) journey every good Muslim tries to make at least once. [Islamic Religion: WB, 10: 374–376]
Bunyan’s allegory of life. [Br. Lit.: Eagle, 458]
(1254–1324) Venetian traveler in central Asia and China. [World Hist.: WB, 15: 572–573; Ital. Lit.: Travels of Marco Polo]
Santa Maria, Pinta, and Niña
portrays trip from St. Louis across Nevada plains to California. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 729]
Santa Fe trail
ships under Columbus in journey to New World. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 606]
caravan route from Missouri to New Mexico. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 743]
Time Machine, The
leaves home in search of the picturesque. [Br. Lit.: Doctor Syntax]
adventures of a man who travels through time. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 986–988]
pioneer route from eastern Virginia to Kentucky. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 924]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Dreaming about traveling in vehicles is very common. It represents our path in life or a part of our life’s journey and it may reflect some of our fear and anticipation. For details, look up the particular vehicle. See Car, Boat, Airplane, Travel
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.