settler


settler

noun

Definition of SETTLER

1
a person who settles in a new region <settlers learning to live in peace with the natives>
2
one that leaves one place to settle in another <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>
Synonyms émigré (also emigré), immigrant, incomer [chiefly British], in-migrant, migrant, out-migrant, settler
Antonyms nonimmigrant

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