colonist meaning

[ 'kɔlənist ] Pronunciation:   "colonist" in a sentence
Noun: colonist  kólunist
  1. A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    - settler

Derived forms: colonists

See also: Colony

Type of: migrant, migrator

Encyclopedia: Colonist

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  1. everywhere, colonists had to rely mainly on small farms and self-sufficiency.
  2. the earliest colonists found abundant forests and suitable soil with adequate rainfall.
  3. the early colonists could naturally find little leisure for either the reading or the writing of polite literature.
  4. like many of his fellow, colonists mr. luce was a high or rather a deep conservative.

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