Definition of settler noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsetlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsetlər//
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a person who goes to live in a new country or region white settlers in Africa See related entries: ImmigrationExtra examples British settlers introduced pigs to Virginia. Dutch settlers in Cape Town French settlers founded New Orleans. The islands attracted more settlers than mainland colonies. When the first settlers moved into the area they faced immense hardships. settlers from France
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