Definition of settler in English:

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settler

Pronunciation: /ˈsed(ə)lər/
/ˈsetlər/

noun

A person who settles in an area, typically one with no or few previous inhabitants.
Example sentences
  • With only one exception settlers never had to come together and form a government.
  • They came into conflict with the Dutch settlers who had settled much of the area.
  • The site contains the remains of ancient settlers who came to the area from Asia.
Synonyms
immigrant, newcomer
historical homesteader

Words that rhyme with settler

fettler, settlor

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: set·tler

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