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Definition of Pilgrims

Pilgrim
Pilgrim 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
Pilgrim Pil"grim, v. i. To journey; to wander; to ramble. [R.] --Grew. Carlyle.
Pilgrim
Pilgrim 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, Peregrine.] 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.

Meaning of Pilgrims from wikipedia

- religions). While many pilgrims travel toward a specific location, a physical destination is not always a necessity. One group of pilgrims in early Celtic Christianity...
- The Pilgrims or Pilgrim Fathers were the English settlers who established the Plymouth Colony in Plymouth, M****achusetts. Their leadership came from the...
- The Pilgrims  may refer to: Pilgrim Pilgrims (Plymouth Colony) The Pilgrims (film), a 1924 film directed by Edwin L. Hollywood Pilgrims (band), a Spanish...
- of Samoset, the first native American to encounter the Pilgrims. Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to catch eel and grow corn and served as an interpreter...
- of The Pilgrim's Progress, written in 1684. The hymn recalls the words of Hebrews 11:13: "...and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the...
- frailness of the pilgrims of the Second Part—women, children, and physically and mentally challenged individuals—in contrast to the stronger pilgrims of the First...
- Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 action comedy film co-written, produced and directed by Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim...
- times, pilgrims would gather in big cities of Syria, Egypt, and Iraq to go to Mecca in groups and caravans comprising tens of thousands of pilgrims, often...
- the Pilgrims of the United States was at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on 13 January 1903. The Pilgrims of Great Britain and the Pilgrims of the...
- The Pilgrims' Way (also Pilgrim's Way or Pilgrims Way) is the historical route taken by pilgrims from Winchester in Hampshire, England, to the shrine of...
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