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noun as in colonizer

noun as in pioneer

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But the settlers are a formidable constituency and felt threatened having all those Palestinians around.

On top of that, there are the increasing numbers of Jewish settlers moving into East Jerusalem.

However, Native Americans unhappy about the white settlers pouring into the Ohio Valley were reportedly waiting to attack him.

As secular Israelis left, however, the vacancies were filled by settlers, he said.

After all, Spanish conquistadors arrived in the early 1500s, well before the Jamestown settlers in 1607 or the Pilgrims in 1620.

Edward Winslow died; one of the first settlers of Plymouth colony, Mass., and afterwards its governor.

To pull through such a siege, the old settlers usually did much better than the new.

He removed to America with the first settlers of the colony, and was their governor thirty years.

One company also has irrigation works, and ready-made farms for settlers in the prairie provinces.

Here the settlers landed on May 24, 1607 and established the first permanent English settlement in America.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to settlers, such as: colonist, pilgrim, immigrant, pioneer, habitant, and homesteader.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.