Plymouth Rock
noun Etymology: Plymouth Rock, on which the Pilgrims are supposed to have landed in 1620 Date: 1849 any of a United States breed of medium-sized single-combed domestic chickens raised for eggs and meat

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  • Plymouth Rock — is the traditional site of disembarkation of William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620, in what would become the United States. There is no contemporary reference to it, and it is not referred to in Bradford… …   Wikipedia

  • Plymouth rock — Plymouth (race de poule) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Plymouth. Articles principaux : Gallus gallus domesticus et Liste des races de poules …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Plymouth Rock — ☆ Plymouth Rock1 n. [after PLYMOUTH ROCK2] any of a breed of domestic chicken with white or gray, barred plumage: formerly raised esp. for its eggs and meat, now usually kept for crossbreeding Plymouth Rock2 boulder at Plymouth, Mass., where the… …   English World dictionary

  • Plymouth Rock — a large rock on the coast at Plymouth, Massachusetts. According to old stories, the ↑Pilgrim Fathers took their first steps in America when they landed there in 1620 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Plymouth Rock — 41° 57′ 29″ N 70° 39′ 45″ W / 41.95798333, 70.66237222 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Plymouth Rock — rock at Plymouth, Massachusetts, on which the Pilgrim Fathers are said to have landed in 1620 …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Plymouth Rock — Плимутская скала. Rock at Plymouth, Mass., alleged to have been the landing place of the Pilgrims in 1620. Also, the Rock …   Словарь топонимов США

  • Plymouth Rock — Ply|mouth Rock [ ,plıməθ rak ] a rock in Plymouth, Massachusetts where the Pilgrims are believed to have arrived in North America from England in 1620 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Plymouth Rock — Plym′outh Rock′ n. 1) amh. a rock at Plymouth, Mass., 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… …   From formal English to slang

  • Plymouth Rock — 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. * * * …   Universalium

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