Puritan in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Puritan

a group of strict religious people who came to America in the 16th century

Examples of Puritan in a sentence

Worship was a significant daily aspect in the life of a Puritan with most of their time being devoted to church.  🔊

If someone believed differently than a Puritan, he or she could be banished to another colony.  🔊

As a God-fearing person, the Puritan led a simple but very controlled life dedicating their time to religion.  🔊

In the Northeast, every Puritan settled in Massachusetts and some of the surrounding colonies in order to have religious freedom.  🔊

The officials would make each Puritan follow stern rules and guidelines while facing harsh consequences if the rules were broken.  🔊

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