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settlers, plural;
  1. A person who settles in an area, typically one with no or few previous inhabitants

  1. a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
  2. a negotiator who settles disputes
  3. a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
  4. A settler is a person who has migrated to an area and established permanent residence there, often to colonize the area. Settlers are generally people who take up residence on land and cultivate it, as opposed to nomads. ...
  5. In the vague period between Isaac Asimov's near-future robot stories (of the type collected in I, Robot) and his Robot novels, emigrants from Earth establish colonies on fifty worlds, the first being Aurora, the last Solaria, and the Hall of the Worlds located on Melpomenia, the nineteenth. ...
  6. (The Settlers (band)) The Settlers were a folk-oriented group from the English West Midlands , who formed in the mid 1960s. ...
  7. (The Settlers (video game)) The Settlers (also known as Serf City, original German title Die Siedler) is a slow-paced simulation computer game by German developer Blue Byte Software, first released in 1993 for Commodore Amiga and in 1994 for the PC. ...
  8. (Settlers) The first people in an area.  Usually refers to the first Europeans in the New World.
  9. (Settlers) People who come to a place to live. "The settlers built houses and started farming along the river."
  10. (Settlers) Term widely used for those Israelis who choose to live in a community/settlement located in Judea, Samaria, Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights.
  11. (Settlers) While some cultural groups, such as the Ukrainians, tended to settle in large groups with each other, many families simply came on their own, settling nearby others of similar nationality or ethnic background. ...
  12. (settlers) People who go to live in a new, developing country
  13. One who took up residence on, and cultivated, land that had previously been unused. The term was used for people who settled land received by a grant. If it was a large estate, a settlement would grow up on the property, due to houses etc. for workers.
  14. A person arriving in Australia who holds one of the following:
  15. n. Someone who goes to inhabit land already inhabited by other people who are of a different race and whose lives are thus considered worthless.
  16. A bookmaker’s expert who calculates payouts.
  17. a person who takes over land to live on, where no one has lived before