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 for Pilgrim fathers
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pilgrim \Pil"grim\, a.
     Of or pertaining to a pilgrim, or pilgrims; making
     pilgrimages. "With pilgrim steps." --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Pilgrim fathers, a name popularly given to the one hundred
        and two English colonists who landed from the Mayflower
        and made the first settlement in New England at Plymouth
        in 1620. They were separatists from the Church of England,
        and most of them had sojourned in Holland.
        [1913 Webster]

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