Definition of Plymouth in English:


proper noun

  • 1A port and naval base in Devon, SW England; population 251,900 (est. 2009). In 1620 it was the scene of the Pilgrim Fathers' departure to North America in the Mayflower.

    1. 1.1 A shipping forecast area covering the English Channel roughly between the meridians of the Scilly Isles in the west and Start Point in the east.
  • 2A town in SE Massachusetts, on the Atlantic coast; population 55,705 (est. 2008). The site in 1620 of the landing of the Pilgrim Fathers, it was the earliest permanent European settlement in New England.

  • 3The capital of the island of Montserrat in the Caribbean. It was abandoned following the eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano from 1995.