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frontiersman

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a person who settles in a new region
  • the frontiersmen were willing to brave harsh living conditions in order to achieve a better life

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The first known use of frontiersman was in 1814

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“Frontiersman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frontiersman. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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