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Pu·ri·tan

Puritan

 
pronunciation:
pyuh rih tn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a member of a group of Protestants in England in the 1500s and 1600s. The Puritans believed in simpler forms of worship and strict morals. Some Puritans came to live in what is now Massachusetts.
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