Simple Definition of pilgrim
: someone who travels to a holy place
Pilgrim : one of the people who traveled by boat from England and created the first permanent settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620
Full Definition of pilgrim
1 : one who journeys in foreign lands : wayfarer
2 : one who travels to a shrine or holy place as a devotee
3 capitalized : one of the English colonists settling at Plymouth in 1620
Examples of pilgrim in a sentence
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims traveled to Mecca.
PILGRIM Defined for Kids
Definition of pilgrim for Students
1 : a person who travels to a holy place as an act of religious devotion
2 cap : one of the English colonists who founded the first permanent settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620
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