Plymouth Colony

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Plymouth Colony

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(Historical Terms) the Puritan colony founded by the Pilgrim Fathers in SE Massachusetts (1620). See also Mayflower
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Noun1.Plymouth Colony - colony formed by the Pilgrims when they arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620Plymouth Colony - colony formed by the Pilgrims when they arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620; it was absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691
Plymouth - a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620
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The day of the bombings, I was many miles away, spending an extremely pleasant day with my wife and two grandchildren at Plimouth Plantation.
Setting off from Boston, highlights include Plimouth Plantation, where the pilgrims first settled in 1620, a scenic flight from Martha's Vineyard to Nantucket and an exhilarating whale-watching cruise off the waters of Provincetown.
An independent scholar who is a member of the Cherokee nation presents an analysis from a Native perspective of Bradford's Of Plimouth Plantation (1650), an account of the contact between Massachusetts Natives and Pilgrim settlers in 1620.
As the research director at the outdoor history museum, Plimouth Plantation, Baker is especially interested in the historical celebration in the town of Plymouth.