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1. colonist

noun. ['ˈkɑːlənɪst'] a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.

Synonyms

  • pioneer
  • settler
  • Pilgrim
  • migrator
  • Pilgrim Father
  • homesteader
  • migrant
  • sourdough
  • squatter

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • colony (English)
  • colonia (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word colonist


1. Adjective
In 1660, only 3 percent of the total colonist population consisted of slaves.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The expanding colonist population spread farther into the interior regions of North America.

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