settler Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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settlernoun [C]

uk   /ˈset.lər/  us   /ˈset̬-/
a ​person who ​arrives, ​especially from another ​country, in a new ​place in ​order to ​live there and use the ​land
(Definition of settler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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settlernoun [C]

 us   /ˈset·lər, ˈset̬·əl·ər/
a ​person who goes to ​live in a new ​place where few ​people have ​lived before: The first settlers of this ​area were Germans.
(Definition of settler from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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