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Syllabification: set·tler
Pronunciation: /ˈsed(ə)lər
, ˈsetlər

Definition of settler in English:


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.
immigrant, newcomer
historical homesteader

Words that rhyme with settler

fettler, settlor

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