Definition of Myles Standish

1. Noun. English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth Colony (1584-1656).

Exact synonyms: Miles Standish, Standish
Generic synonyms: Colonist, Settler



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Literary usage of Myles Standish

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1. The Founders: Portraits of Persons Born Abroad who Came to the Colonies in by Charles Knowles Bolton (1919)
""I do not know of any genuine portrait of Myles Standish. ... Mrs. Harrison then explained that the portrait was supposed to represent Myles Standish. ..."

2. Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society by New Hampshire Historical Society (1824)
"The last Will and Testament of Captain Myles Standish. The last will and Testament of Captaine ... Witnesseth these Prsents that I Myles Standish senr. of ..."

3. Records of the Past by Records of the Past Exploration Society (1905)
"CAPTAIN Myles Standish* O the average American, Capt. Myles Standish is known only through Longfellow's poem, which although intensely interesting, ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1873)
"A recent memoir of Myles Standish, by John SC Abbott, ... It will be noticed, therefore, that Myles Standish did not claim the main estates of his family, ..."

5. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"Myles Standish and wife Barbara, received under his father's will a full share of money, a double share of land, and also was a residuary legatee, ..."

6. A First Book in American History: With Special Reference to the Lives and by Edward Eggleston (1899)
"Captain Myles Standish. THIRTEEN years after the first settlement at Jamestown a ... Myles Standish was born in England in 1584. He became a soldier, and, ..."

7. The Founders: Portraits of Persons Born Abroad who Came to the Colonies in by Charles Knowles Bolton (1919)
""I do not know of any genuine portrait of Myles Standish. ... Mrs. Harrison then explained that the portrait was supposed to represent Myles Standish. ..."

8. Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society by New Hampshire Historical Society (1824)
"The last Will and Testament of Captain Myles Standish. The last will and Testament of Captaine ... Witnesseth these Prsents that I Myles Standish senr. of ..."

9. Records of the Past by Records of the Past Exploration Society (1905)
"CAPTAIN Myles Standish* O the average American, Capt. Myles Standish is known only through Longfellow's poem, which although intensely interesting, ..."

10. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1873)
"A recent memoir of Myles Standish, by John SC Abbott, ... It will be noticed, therefore, that Myles Standish did not claim the main estates of his family, ..."

11. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"Myles Standish and wife Barbara, received under his father's will a full share of money, a double share of land, and also was a residuary legatee, ..."

12. A First Book in American History: With Special Reference to the Lives and by Edward Eggleston (1899)
"Captain Myles Standish. THIRTEEN years after the first settlement at Jamestown a ... Myles Standish was born in England in 1584. He became a soldier, and, ..."

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