[ fruhn-teerz-muhn, fron- or, especially British, fruhn-teerz- ]
/ frʌnˈtɪərz mən, frɒn- or, especially British, ˈfrʌn tɪərz- /
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noun, plural fron·tiers·men.
a person, especially a man, who lives on the frontier, especially in sparsely settled regions.
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How to use frontiersman in a sentence
There is a time for all things, even for the elemental talk of frontiersmen on a holiday.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
The frontiersmen were in no humor to sit still and wait for the Indians to scalp them at their plows or burn them in their beds.Four American Indians|Edson L. Whitney
The people have something, at least, in common with the great American westward migrations and frontiersmen of a far later date.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
But after Clark's victories on the Mississippi and the Wabash, the frontiersmen grew bolder.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg
An aide led us to his headquarters, a small square log-house such as frontiersmen build for themselves.In Hostile Red|Joseph Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for frontiersman
/ (ˈfrʌntɪəzmən, frʌnˈtɪəz-) /
noun plural -men
(formerly) a man living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US
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