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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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frontiersmanfron‧tiers‧man /ˈfrʌntɪəzmən $ frʌnˈtɪrz-/ noun (plural frontiersmen /-mən/) [countable]  SGa man who lived on the American frontier, especially in the 19th century
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frontiersmanBilly the Kid worked as a cowboy, but he was more a townie than a frontiersman.In doing so, he relies heavily on the work of ethno-botanist and psychedelic frontiersman Terence McKenna.Smith, Poul Anderson, and other science fiction authors are solitary frontiersmen and rugged individualists.The frontiersman heroes such as Davy Crockett no longer excite our moral support.Others became refugees and provided the Habsburgs with some of their frontiersmen.
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