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     One who precedes another in the line of genealogy in any degree, but usually in a remote degree; an ancestor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Respecting your forefathers, you would have been taught to respect yourselves."  [1913 Webster]
Forefathers' Day, the anniversary of the day (December 21) on which the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts (1620). On account of a mistake in reckoning the change from Old Style to New Style, it has generally been celebrated on the 22d.


Forefather, n. (usu. in pl.)
1 an ancestor.
2 a member of a past generation of a family or people.

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