Plymouth Rock: Meaning and Definition of

Plym'outh Rock'

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  1. a rock at Plymouth, Massachusetts, on which the Pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower are said to have stepped ashore when they landed in America in 1620.
  2. one of an American breed of medium-sized chickens, raised for meat and eggs.
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