Definition of Plymouth Colony

1. Noun. Colony formed by the Pilgrims when they arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620; it was absorbed into the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691.

Generic synonyms: Colony, Settlement
Group relationships: Plymouth



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plymouth Colony

Plutarchs
Pluteaceae
Pluteus aurantiorugosus
Pluteus cervinus
Pluteus magnus
Pluto
Plutonian
Plutonians
Plutophile
Pluvialis
Pluvianus
Pluvianus aegyptius
Pluviose
Pluviôse
Plymouth
Plymouth Colony (current term)
Plymouth Rock
Plzen
Pneumocystis carinii
Pneumonyssus simicola
Pneumovax
Pnom Penh
Pnyx
Po
Po River
Po valley
Poa nemoralis
Poa pratensis
Poaceae
Pobeda Peak

Literary usage of Plymouth Colony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Courtship of Miles Standishby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1888)
"In: American poetry,1871-1900,in the Harris Collection, Brown University Library. Reel no. 570.Item no. 4."

2. An Historical Memoir of the Colony of New Plymouth: From the Flight of the by Francis Baylies (1866)
"Extract of the Plymouth Colony Deed to Messrs. Anti- pas Boyes, Edward Tyng, Thomas Brattle, and John Winslow, now called the Plymouth Company, ..."

3. Guide to the Study and Reading of American History by Edward Channing, Albert Bushnell Hart, Frederick Jackson Turner (1912)
"XI of Plymouth Colony Records contains the laws passed in 1623-1682. The Compact is in Bradford, in Charters and Constitutions, and in MacDonald's Select ..."

4. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"CHAPTER L. History of the Foundation of Plymouth Colony.—Affecting Embarcation of the Pilgrims at ..."

5. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Here follows the Massachusetts Law of 1647, as given in the preceding selection. 194. Plymouth Colony Legislation (Plymouth Colony Records, vol. xi. ..."

6. The Courtship of Miles Standishby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1888)
"In: American poetry,1871-1900,in the Harris Collection, Brown University Library. Reel no. 570.Item no. 4."

7. An Historical Memoir of the Colony of New Plymouth: From the Flight of the by Francis Baylies (1866)
"Extract of the Plymouth Colony Deed to Messrs. Anti- pas Boyes, Edward Tyng, Thomas Brattle, and John Winslow, now called the Plymouth Company, ..."

8. Guide to the Study and Reading of American History by Edward Channing, Albert Bushnell Hart, Frederick Jackson Turner (1912)
"XI of Plymouth Colony Records contains the laws passed in 1623-1682. The Compact is in Bradford, in Charters and Constitutions, and in MacDonald's Select ..."

9. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"CHAPTER L. History of the Foundation of Plymouth Colony.—Affecting Embarcation of the Pilgrims at ..."

10. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Here follows the Massachusetts Law of 1647, as given in the preceding selection. 194. Plymouth Colony Legislation (Plymouth Colony Records, vol. xi. ..."

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