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outsettlement

[out-set-l-muh nt]
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noun
  1. a distant or remote settlement.

Origin of outsettlement

An Americanism dating back to 1730–40; out- + settlement
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  • Outsettlement, owt′set′l-ment, n. a settlement away from the main one.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

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