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 English Language Learners
Definition of pilgrim for English Language Learners
: 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
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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