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frontiersman

noun [C] uk   /frʌnˈtɪəz.mən/ us    /-ˈtɪrz-/ ( plural -men   /-mən/   )
a person who lives on the border between cultivated land (= land used to grow crops) and wild land, especially in the past in the US: The book portrays him as a heroic frontiersman of the Wild West.
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