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Thanksgiving Day

TermDefinition
Pilgrim Person who emigrates for some reason.
Puritan Very religious people who follow religious rules very strictly.
Harvest Time to collect the crops.
Pumpkin Pie A dessert pie with a spiced, pumpkin-based filling often eaten during fall and Thanksgiving
Roast turkey A traditional US Thanksgiving meal that is traditionally served stuffed or with dressing (on the side), with cranberry sauce and gravy.
Mayflower The ship in which the Pilgrims sailed from Southampton to the New World in 1620.
Cranberry sauce A sauce made out of cranberries, commonly served as a condiment with Thanksgiving dinner.
Voyage A very long journey, especially by water, to a distant place.
Native Americans The indigenous peoples of the United States.
Colony A group of people who leave their native country to form a settlement in a new land.
Gravy The fat and juices of cooked meat, often thickened and seasoned and used as a sauce.
New World One of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas.
Plymouth The name of the first colony founded in 1620 by the Mayflower Pilgrims.
Stuffing Seasoned breadcrumbs used to stuff the turkey before cooking it.
Thankful Feeling or showing thanks.
Wampanoag A Native American tribe who taught Pilgrims how to grow some crops.
Parade A public procession in honor of an event, person, etc., or to celebrate something.
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