Definitions for "Pilgrims"
A religious devotee who journeys to a shrine or sacred place; travellers. Often used to describe early New Zealand colonists coming as a member of one of the organised settlement associations e.g. the Canterbury Association.
English settlers who came to America long ago and set up communities.
small group of separatists who left England in search of religious freedom and sailed to America on the Mayflower in 1620
those who temporarily travel through a foreign or strange land