HyperDic: colonist

English > 1 sense of the word colonist:
NOUNperson colonist, settlera person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
colonist > pronunciation
Soundskaa'lahnihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > colonist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.
Synonymsettler
InstancesEndecott, Endicott, John Endecott, John Endicottborn in England
Hutchinson, Anne HutchinsonAmerican colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)
Minuit, Peter Minuit, Minnewit, Peter MinnewitDutch colonist who bought / bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
Standish, Miles Standish, Myles StandishEnglish colonist in America
Williams, Roger WilliamsEnglish clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism
Winslow, Edward WinslowEnglish colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)
NarrowerPilgrim, Pilgrim FatherOne of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
pioneerOne the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
sourdoughA settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
squatter, homesteader, nestersomeone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
Broadermigrant, migratortraveler who moves from one region / region or country to another
Spanishcolona, colonizador, colono, poblador
Catalancolonitzador, colon, poblador
NounsColonyone of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
colonya body of people who settle far from home / home / home but maintain ties with their homeland
colonya geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

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