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settler

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noun set·tler \ˈset-lər, ˈse-təl-ər\

Simple Definition of settler

  • : a person who goes to live in a new place where usually there are few or no people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of settler

  1. :  one that settles (as a new region)

Examples of settler in a sentence

  1. <settlers learning to live in peace with the natives>

  2. <in 1889 Jane Addams, in an effort to provide Chicago's latest wave of settlers with much-needed services, founded the city's first settlement house>



1696

First Known Use of settler

1696


SETTLER Defined for Kids

settler

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noun set·tler \ˈset-lər\

Definition of settler for Students

  1. :  a person who settles in a new region :  colonist





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