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Definition of Pilgrim
PilgrimPilgrim Pil"grim, a.
Of or pertaining to a pilgrim, or pilgrims; making
pilgrimages. ``With pilgrim steps.' --Milton.
Pilgrim fathers, a name popularly given to the one hundred
and two English colonists who landed from the Mayflower
and made the first settlement in New England at Plymouth
in 1620. They were separatists from the Church of England,
and most of them had sojourned in Holland.
Pilgrim Pil"grim, v. i.
To journey; to wander; to ramble. [R.] --Grew. Carlyle.
PilgrimPilgrim Pil"grim, n. [OE. pilgrim, pelgrim, pilegrim,
pelegrim; cf. D. pelgrim, OHG. piligr[=i]m, G. pilger, F.
p[`e]lerin, It. pellegrino; all fr. L. peregrinus a
foreigner, fr. pereger abroad; per through + ager land,
field. See Per-, and Acre, and cf. Pelerine,
1. A wayfarer; a wanderer; a traveler; a stranger.
Strangers and pilgrims on the earth. --Heb. xi. 13.
2. One who travels far, or in strange lands, to visit some
holy place or shrine as a devotee; as, a pilgrim to
Loretto; Canterbury pilgrims. See Palmer. --P. Plowman.
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