What does pilgrims mean?

Definitions for pilgrims
pil·grims

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pilgrims.

Wiktionary

  1. Pilgrims(ProperNoun)

    The early settlers of the Plymouth Colony who left for the New World in early 17th century. Usually used in plural.

Freebase

  1. Pilgrims

    Pilgrims, or Pilgrim Fathers, is a name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Their leadership came from the religious congregations of Brownist English Dissenters who had fled the volatile political environment in England for the relative calm and tolerance of 16th–17th century Holland in the Netherlands. Concerned with losing their cultural identity, the group later arranged with English investors to establish a new colony in North America. The colony, established in 1620, became the second successful English settlement and later the oldest continuously inhabited English settlement in what was to become the United States of America. The Pilgrims' story of seeking religious freedom has become a central theme of the history and culture of the United States.

Suggested Resources

  1. pilgrims

    Song lyrics by pilgrims -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by pilgrims on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce pilgrims?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say pilgrims in sign language?

  1. pilgrims

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pilgrims in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pilgrims in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pilgrims in a Sentence

  1. Emir Caner:

    Forget the fact that Muslims killed Catholic pilgrims before the first crusade began.

  2. Ali Khamenei:

    Saudi Arabia failed to fulfill its duties concerning the desperate wounded (pilgrims).

  3. Khaled Al-Maeena:

    The irony is that all this expansion was being done to see to the welfare of the pilgrims.

  4. Hitu Dambar:

    They are doing so much for us pilgrims, hindus should feel proud of what they are seeing here.

  5. Piers Mitchell:

    While we will never know for sure why they made this journey, pilgrims and traders would be a plausible explanation.

Images & Illustrations of pilgrims

  1. pilgrimspilgrimspilgrimspilgrimspilgrims

Popularity rank by frequency of use

pilgrims#10000#22950#100000

Translations for pilgrims

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for pilgrims »

Translation

Find a translation for the pilgrims definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these pilgrims definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pilgrims." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 19 Oct. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/pilgrims>.

Are we missing a good definition for pilgrims? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pilgrims:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.