settler

[ set-ler, -l-er ]
/ ˈsɛt lər, -l ər /

noun

a person or thing that settles.
a person who settles in a new country or area.

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Origin of settler

First recorded in 1590–1600; settle1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for settler

settler
/ (ˈsɛtlə) /

noun

a person who settles in a new country or a colony
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