American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A borough of southwest England on Plymouth Sound, an inlet of the English Channel. A major port, it was the embarkation point for the fleet that fought the Spanish Armada (1588) and for Drake, Raleigh, and several other early explorers. Population: 243,000.
- A town of southeast Massachusetts on Plymouth Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Boston. Founded in 1620 by Pilgrims, who supposedly set foot on Plymouth Rock when disembarking from the Mayflower, it was the center of Plymouth Colony. The colony was governed under precepts laid down in the Mayflower Compact until 1691, when it was absorbed by the royal colony of Massachusetts. Population: 55,500.
- A city of southeast Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Population: 70,100.
- n. a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620
“THE PLYMOUTH COMPANY, whose principal men resided in Plymouth, had the tract between the forty-first and forty-fifth degrees of latitude.”
“_Supplement to the foregoing Voyage, in a Letter from Anthony Ingram the chief Factor, written from Plymouth to the Owners, dated 9th September, the day of arriving at Plymouth_ .”
“PLYMOUTH - A one-time cheese factory now serving as a warehouse in downtown Plymouth burned to the ground Friday morning.”
“PLYMOUTH, England - American forward Kenny Cooper has joined English second-tier club Plymouth on loan for the remainder of the season from 1860 Munich.”
“PLYMOUTH, MN -- (Marketwire - April 13, 2009) - Digineer, Inc., a management and technology consulting firm headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, announces the hiring of Ron Dolan as the new Vice President of Sales.”
“PLYMOUTH - In the summer of 1637, two working men at the English colony at Plymouth faced the possibility of execution, convicted of what the law books said was a grave moral crime.”
“PLYMOUTH - A memorial service for a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan by an improvised explosive device has been scheduled for his hometown of Plymouth.”
“PLYMOUTH - One Plymouth woman is behind bars and another in Memorial Hospital in South Bend following a stabbing here Thursday evening.”
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