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Synonyms for settlement

Synonyms for settlement

a settlement of differences through mutual concession

Synonyms for settlement

a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland

a community of people smaller than a town

something settled or resolved

an area where a group of families live together

termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

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This I accepted, and at the request of the same gentlemen, undertook to mark out a road in the best passage from the settlement through the wilderness to Kentucke, with such assistance as I thought necessary to employ for such an important undertaking.
Soon after this, I went into the settlement, and nothing worthy of a place in this account passed in my affairs for some time.
Such was the issue of this experiment among our forefathers, and the same event demonstrated the error of the system in the elder settlement of Virginia.
Her sylvan table was the moss-covered trunk of a large fallen tree, on the broadest part of which she had spread a snow-white cloth and arranged what were left of the bright pewter vessels that had been her pride in the settlements.
I am glad to hear that so many of them are saved, though I know not the value of the animals you name; which is nothing uncommon, seeing how long it is that I have been out of the settlements.
She could hear the regular breathing of the sleepers; she even fancied she could detect the faint impulses of the more distant life in the settlement.
BUT before relating the adventures of the chairs found it necessary to speak of circumstances that caused the first settlement of New England.
At the commencement of the following year the settlement began; and from that time to this the country has continued to flourish.
The same thing was brought about at Heraclea, soon after the settlement of the city, by the same persons; for the citizens of note, being ill treated by them, quitted the city, but afterwards joining together they returned and overthrew the popular state.
They rushed clamorously into the presence of the Lioness and demanded of her the settlement of the dispute.
Once in every decade there shall be a general settlement, when the balance due shall be paid to the creditor nation in Mexican dollars.
The settlement is situated eighteen miles up the river.
Dicas (highly respectable and immensely rich), and Richard Turlington were assembled in the library at Muswell Hill, to discuss the question of Natalie's marriage settlement.
A definite settlement, Alexey Alexandrovitch, some settlement of the position.
Gilmore will then return to London, taking with him his instructions for my sister's marriage- settlement.