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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcolonistcol‧o‧nist /ˈkɒlənɪst $ ˈkɑː-/ noun [countable]  COUNTRY/NATIONsomeone who settles in a new colony The colonists struggled through their first winter.
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colonistIt is not the indigenous people who are visited by colonists here.The grateful colonists used the opportunity to expropriate the cattle and other assets of the fugitives.In he north they had merged with the Semitic colonists from Arabia to produce the civilization of Aksum.In 1638, Swedish colonists settled in present-day Delaware.On Mars, the colonists are repeating the errors of Earth.And, of course, we harness the cranial material of the descendants of the colonists.Thus the colonists kept up a trading economy while allowing for diversity.
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