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American English: /ˈpɪlɡrəm/
British English: /ˈpɪlɡrɪm/

Translation of pilgrim in Spanish:


  • peregrino, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    (before noun) the Pilgrim Fathers
    (los primeros colonizadores de Nueva Inglaterra)
    Example sentences
    • This is a monument dedicated in 1910 to commemorate the first landing of the Pilgrims in 1620 at Provincetown, where they wrote and signed the Mayflower Compact.
    • The Geneva Bible is the version that would have been most familiar to the older generation of Pilgrims.

Cultural Note: Pilgrim Fathers - the Pilgrim Fathers

Se denomina así a las 102 personas que zarparon rumbo a América, en 1620, a bordo del Mayflower. El grupo incluía 35 puritanos cuyo objetivo era fundar una comunidad religiosa segura en el Nuevo Mundo y lejos de la persecución de la que habían sido objeto en Inglaterra. Probablemente atracaron en Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, donde fundaron la colonia de Plymouth.

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