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  • nounpioneer
  • nouncolonizer

synonyms for settler

  • colonist
  • immigrant
  • colonizer
  • homesteader
See also synonyms for: settlers
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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.
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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.
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Later the early United States was a lab for observing this as its settlers altered nature.
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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.
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Starting in the late 1800s, settlers of the Great Basin poisoned prairie dogs to leave more grass for their cattle.
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There is no infrastructure to connect to and, despite official claims that the government is supporting the settlers, not enough government money to build it.
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Eventually, settlers occupied the nearby fort and surrounding areas, and by 1851, Des Moines was officially incorporated as a city.
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One other thing the settlers also brought along were their legal systems, rules of the road to govern their behavior in the new communities they built.
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But before many months had passed there was hardly a settler without slave labour, the principal exception being my father.
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One attacked a settler, who returned a mortal wound with a pitchfork.
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WORDS RELATED TO SETTLER

  • blow in
  • floater
  • foreigner
  • greenhorn
  • guest
  • immigrant
  • incomer
  • interloper
  • intruder
  • invader
  • migrant
  • newcomer
  • noncitizen
  • outsider
  • refugee
  • settler
  • squatter
  • stranger
  • visitor
  • weed
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