Definition of Colonist

1. Noun. A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.




Definition of Colonist

1. n. A member or inhabitant of a colony.

Definition of Colonist

1. Noun. A person who is a founder of a colony. ¹

2. Noun. The original persons of a colony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colonist

1. one who settles a colony [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonist

colonic polyp
colonic pseudo-obstruction
colonic smear
colonical
colonics
colonies
colonisation
colonisation factors
colonisations
colonise
colonised
coloniser
colonisers
colonises
colonising
colonist (current term)
colonists
colonitis
colonitises
colonizable
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colonizationism
colonizationist
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colonized
colonizer
colonizers
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Literary usage of Colonist

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1. Railroad Traffic and Rates by Emory Richard Johnson, Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1911)
"Among them are immigrant, colonist, and second-class services. THE IMMIGRANT SERVICE The annual number of immigrants coining to the United States has grown ..."

2. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1863)
"Deaths, (returns imperfect:) colonist, 18; Native, 12: Total, 30. Contributions: Church Building and Repairs, about $1000; Missionary, ..."

3. Canadian Types of the Old Regime: 1608-1698 by Charles William Colby (1908)
"Among the French of that age the typical colonist is to be found in the Norman peasant, whose muscles have been hardened by years of spade work and mowing. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"I give him the fullest credit for that ; but I say ho never was a colonist in the true sense of the word. He has not been here for the last eight .years ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"colonist (to John Bull). "I SAY, I WISH YOU'D TELL HIM то оо AWAY. ... colonist ..."

6. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1899)
"... comprising the relation of a voyage into New England; Y. Christopher Levett of York, the pioneer colonist in Casco Bay. Portland, 1884-93. ..."

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