1. A religious devotee who journeys to a shrine or sacred place.
2. A person who travels, especially to foreign lands or to a place of great personal importance.
3. Pilgrim One of the English Separatists who founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620.
[Middle English, from Old French peligrin, from Late Latin pelegrīnus, alteration of Latin peregrīnus, foreigner; see PEREGRINE.]
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