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How to use colonist in a sentence
Future lunar colonists could use this water to make breathable oxygen, drinkable water, and perhaps most important, rocket fuel.This is what NASA wants to do when it gets to the moon | Neel Patel | December 9, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Months passed and the promised rescue ship with fresh supplies and more colonists never appeared.The Woman Who Survived Two Years Alone in the Arctic | Fiona Zublin | December 9, 2020 | Ozy
Later, the colonists dug up some graves and robbed some food caches.How the Mayflower Story Fits Into Native American History | David Treuer | December 8, 2020 | Time
That’s true even though, for the colonists and their descendants, 1620 was not much more than a blip in colonial history.How the Mayflower Story Fits Into Native American History | David Treuer | December 8, 2020 | Time
Initially when the Mayflower arrived in Patuxet, which the passengers later renamed Plymouth, the relationship between the colonists and the Wampanoag was one of co-existence.400 Years After the Mayflower Set Sail, a New Exhibit Acknowledges the U.K.'s Impact on Native American Communities | Suyin Haynes | September 16, 2020 | Time
One powerful colonist alone refused to obey: Mem de Sa ordered his house to be surrounded and instantly levelled with the ground.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
For the merman turned and caught at Dalgard, pulling the larger colonist along a step or two with the urgency of his grip.
If these mermen had not seen a colonist before, he might resemble Those Others in their eyes.
About the other's narrow hips was slung a belt from which hung pouches and tools the primitive colonist could not evaluate.
He was not going to allow himself to be pushed onto anything foolish, whether this "colonist" could read his mind or not.
British Dictionary definitions for colonist
a person who settles or colonizes an area
an inhabitant or member of a colony
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