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Plymouth Rock

noun
1.
a rock at Plymouth, Massachusetts, on which the Pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower are said to have stepped ashore when they landed in America in 1620.
2.
one of an American breed of medium-sized chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
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Plymouth Rock

noun
1.
a heavy American breed of domestic fowl bred for meat and laying
2.
a boulder on the coast of Massachusetts: traditionally thought to be the landing place of the Pilgrim Fathers (1620) See also Mayflower
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Plymouth Rock definition


The rock, in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts, near which the Mayflower, carrying the Pilgrims, landed in 1620.

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