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trailblazer

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1 a person or group that originates new concepts, styles, and techniques
  • The Beatles are recognized as some of the greatest trailblazers of rock music.

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2 a person who settles in a new region
  • The Mayflower brought with it a group of European trailblazers, determined to make a home of that land dubbed "New England."

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The first known use of trailblazer was in 1908

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“Trailblazer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trailblazer. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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