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- proper n. The traditionally accepted landing site of the Mayflower settlers to America in 1620.
- proper n. A breed of poultry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large and serviceable variety of the domestic hen, of American origin.
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- n. a boulder in Plymouth supposed to be where the Pilgrims disembarked from the Mayflower
- n. an American breed of domestic fowl
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Mississippi River for 300 years; thousands of Europeans first set foot in North America there, earning the nickname Plymouth Rock of the
In 1909 note that date: Halsted had just wrapped up his study of the mastectomy; Neely was yet to advertise his “reward” for the cure for cancer, then a thirty-year-old scientist freshly launching his lab at the Rockefeller Institute, Peyton Rous had been brought a tumor growing on the back of a hen of a black-and-white species of chicken called Plymouth Rock.
And you probably know that Thanksgiving has something to do with the first European settlers in America - the Pilgrims - who landed at what we now call Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts in 1620.
Legend has it that they first stepped onto land at a big rock, called Plymouth Rock (however, there is no real evidence of this).
Now, every once in a while, one of these New Englanders that owns the earth, especially that little stone portion called Plymouth Rock, which we never begrudged them, gets up at a great dinner and reads a fine speech and talks about civil and religious liberty which the Puritan came over to cause to flourish.
They disembarked on the flat bowlder known as Plymouth Rock and set to work to make their home.
Then at last all the tired Pilgrims landed from the ship on a spot now called Plymouth Rock, and the first house was begun on Christmas Day.
They hadn't enough to eat, and they went to church with guns, and ever so many died, and they got out of the ships on a rock, and it's called Plymouth Rock, and
He called Plymouth Rock a monument to racism and genocide.
She lives in Massachusetts and the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, which is in Massachusetts, and the first Thanksgiving was held in