settler


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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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They were chiefly the settlers of the western part of Missouri, who are the most famous bee hunters on the frontier, and whose favorite hunting ground lies within the lands of the Kansas tribe.
There, amid patches Of garden ground and cornfield, she sees the few wretched hovels of the settlers, with the still ruder wigwams and cloth tents of the passengers who had arrived in the same fleet with herself.
There goes a man to the sea-shore, with a spade and a bucket, to dig a mess of clams, which were a principal article of food with the first settlers.
How sad is the thought," observed Clara, "that one of the first things which the settlers had to do, when they came to the New World, was to set apart a burial-ground
Even the innocent deer is rarely seen bounding beneath their arches; for the rifle and the activity of the settlers hare driven them to other haunts.
Settlers possess a great advantage in finding their sons of service when very young.
Pasture everywhere is so thin that settlers have already pushed far into the interior: moreover, the country further inland becomes extremely poor.
Worldly interest and commercial speculation entered largely into the views of other settlers, but the commands of conscience were the only stimulus to the emigrants from Leyden.
It was reserved for the first settlers of new England to perform achievements equally arduous, to trample down obstructions equally formidable, to dispel dangers equally terrific, under the single inspiration of conscience.
A transient allusion to a few characteristic instances, which mark the peculiar history of the Plymouth settlers, may properly supply the place of a narrative, which, to this auditory, must be superfluous.
The settlers of all the former European colonies had contented themselves with the powers conferred upon them by their respective charters, without looking beyond the seal of the royal parchment for the measure of their rights and the rule of their duties.
Another incident, from which we may derive occasion for important reflections, was the attempt of these original settlers to establish among them that community of goods and of labor, which fanciful politicians, from the days of Plato to those of Rousseau, have recommended as the fundamental law of a perfect republic.
When they was Indian-fightin' up there with the Modoc Indians, a lot of the miners an' settlers took a hand.
They recollected a wagon-train of Oregon settlers that'd been killed by the Modocs four years before.
The settlers are almost never prosecuted for their attacks against Palestinians, while Palestinians who even defend themselves against settler attacks are usually arrested and punished.