settler

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set·tler

noun \ˈset-lər, ˈse-təl-ər\

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

Full Definition of SETTLER

:  one that settles (as a new region)

Examples of SETTLER

  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>

First Known Use of SETTLER

1696

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