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Definition of pilgrim noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a person who travels to a holy place for religious reasons Muslim pilgrims on their way to Mecca Christian pilgrims visiting Lourdes
  2. 2Pilgrim a member of the group of English people (the Pilgrim Fathers) who sailed to America on the ship The Mayflower in 1620 and started a colony in Massachusetts
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