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Synonyms for settler

a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country

a negotiator who settles disputes

a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings

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But he argues that the convict settlers and the Aborigines enjoyed 'two decades of comparatively peaceful shared land use' before the free settlers made their 'land-grab' and, using the considerable skills of the convict bushmen, killed many Aborigines.
Social history website Ancestry.co.uk said its collection contains 8.9 million names and gives the average person in this country a one in four chance of having a free settler ancestor.
According to this story, virtually a whole people was wilfully exterminated by the incoming British--the rulers, soldiers, convicts, and free settlers. Various historians and other social scientists have described it as a policy of genocide, and a forerunner of what happened a century later in Hitler's Europe.
I'm not sure if this improves the sailing or makes the harbour dues any cheaper, but the locals seem immensely proud of the fact that their state was colonised only by free settlers. But so much for the history, let us now turn to the wine.
Merle outlines a micro-society rigidly divided into discrete sectors the Kanaks, defeated in the rebellion of 1878 and increasingly confined to Melanesian reserves; the free settlers, sustained by a pioneer myth and their French provincial associations; the emancipists wandering the island in search of work; the descendants of the penitentiary, forever stigmatised by their criminal origins, for whom legitimising pioneer myths were unavailable; and contract labourers from Vietnam or Java, who were at the mercy of brutal colon employers.
What's more, it looked as though the free settlers in Kansas were winning over the slave settlers.
Free settlers who had come to the colony of their own accord - known as "exclusives" - complained about his attitude towards the emancipists.