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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pil·grim /ˈpɪlgrəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pil·grim n.
 1. A wayfarer; a wanderer; a traveler; a stranger.
    Strangers and pilgrims on the earth.   --Heb. xi. 13.
 2. One who travels far, or in strange lands, to visit some holy place or shrine as a devotee; as, a pilgrim to Loretto; Canterbury pilgrims. See Palmer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pil·grim, a. Of or pertaining to a pilgrim, or pilgrims; making pilgrimages. “With pilgrim steps.”
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pil·grim, v. i. To journey; to wander; to ramble. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone who journeys in foreign lands
      2: one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on
         the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New
         England in 1620 [syn: Pilgrim Father]
      3: some one who journeys to a sacred place as an act of
         religious devotion