pil·grim     Pronunciation Key  (plgrm)
n.
  1. A religious devotee who journeys to a shrine or sacred place.
  2. One who embarks on a quest for something conceived of as sacred.
  3. A traveler.
  4. Pilgrim One of the English Separatists who founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620.


 


[Middle English, from Old French peligrin, from Late Latin pelegrnus, alteration of Latin peregrnus, foreigner. See peregrine.]


 


 

      
         

 

 

 

 

  

 



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