So at Provincetown, when the Mayflower first dropped anchor in 1620, the pilgrims did likewise.
Last year, more than 20,000 pilgrims visited for the November anniversary.
No one knows exactly what the pilgrims drank at the first Thanksgiving back in 1621.
Probably in October, the pilgrims met their Wampanoag neighbors for three days of feasting on wildfowl and venison.
In Mauritania, Chinguetti once flourished with scholars, pilgrims, and religious leaders.
This caused our pilgrims to hasten, that they might not fail to see them.
We are all pilgrims and wanderers; but it is strange that we two should meet.
Here stretches the pilgrims' Way across the downs of Surrey—worn and scratched by pious feet.
She is extremely busy; she has to see after some pilgrims who are very ill.
But to whatever shrine these pilgrims were journeying, their errand should have made them sacrosanct to all Jews.
c.1200, pilegrim, from Old French pelerin, peregrin "pilgrim, crusader; foreigner, stranger" (11c., Modern French pèlerin), from Late Latin pelegrinus, dissimilated from Latin peregrinus "foreigner" (source of Italian pellegrino, Spanish peregrino), from peregre (adv.) "from abroad," from per- "beyond" + agri, locative case of ager "country" (see acre).
Change of first -r- to -l- in most Romance languages by dissimilation; the -m appears to be a Germanic modification. Pilgrim Fathers "English Puritans who founded Plymouth colony" is first found 1799 (they called themselves Pilgrims from c.1630, in reference to Hebrew xi:13).
A group of English Puritans, persecuted in their own country, who emigrated to America. The first group arrived on the Mayflower in 1620. They landed at Plymouth Rock, in what is now Massachusetts, and established the Plymouth Colony, with the Mayflower Compact as their constitution. William Bradford and Miles Standish were noted leaders of the colony.