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  • nouncolonizer
  • nounpioneer

synonyms for settlers

  • colonist
  • immigrant
  • pilgrim
  • habitant
  • homesteader
  • pioneer
  • planter
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How to use settlers in a sentence

Edward Winslow died; one of the first settlers of Plymouth colony, Mass., and afterwards its governor.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
To pull through such a siege, the old settlers usually did much better than the new.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He removed to America with the first settlers of the colony, and was their governor thirty years.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
One company also has irrigation works, and ready-made farms for settlers in the prairie provinces.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Here the settlers landed on May 24, 1607 and established the first permanent English settlement in America.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The courage and persistent hard work of the settlers and the leadership of Captain John Smith were invaluable.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
In addition to the regular settlers at Jamestown, from time to time indentured servants came to America.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
While he was taking a group of approximately eighty settlers to this region, he was attacked by a band of Indians.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The winning of this war by the Virginians made the winning of the west much easier for the later settlers.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
As the settlers pushed westward, more and more of the Indians' hunting grounds were being seized and used for farming.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
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