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noun as in pioneer

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Although only 4 percent of the original prairie remains, the countryside in and around the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve retains the sense of endless beauty that greeted the settlers.

In her 2009 history of pie, Janet Clarkson suggests this reflects a shortage of wheat, which remained relatively scarce in the United States until settlers moved to the Great Plains.

Later the early United States was a lab for observing this as its settlers altered nature.

Early settlers tended to push up the major rivers until they ran into the first set of waterfalls—the “fall line”—and those spots became jumping-off points for people who were even more desperate or adventurous.

Starting in the late 1800s, settlers of the Great Basin poisoned prairie dogs to leave more grass for their cattle.

A few children, settler children, congregate near what appears to have been the bus station.

Buy an Obama family vacation time-share in an East Jerusalem Israeli settler condo to help repair relations with Bibi Netanyahu.

However, Palestinian villagers are still shopping at settler-owned Rami Levy stores.

Housing Minister Uri Ariel, himself a settler, is at least bureaucratically responsible for the latest announcement.

Four settler outposts, which even Israel considers illegal, surround Jalud.

But before many months had passed there was hardly a settler without slave labour, the principal exception being my father.

One attacked a settler, who returned a mortal wound with a pitchfork.

The settler passed the mouth of the wood road leading to the cabin.

Presently the settler realized whence the cries were coming.

"I should say wait till morning, certainly," the settler said.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to settler, such as: colonist, immigrant, pioneer, colonizer, homesteader, and pilgrim.

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