- n. Plural form of frontiersman.
“In the course of colonial development the people of the mountains were usually referred to as frontiersmen dwelling in the West.”
“In the 1880s, the frontiersmen were the cowboys, cattle ranchers and railroaders.”
“But the frontiersmen were the true dreamers of the nation.”
“But keep in mind that some of the frontiersmen came from areas where the local form of English was heavily influenced by Scots, Ulster Scots, German, Dutch, Irish English; or by some combination of several of these.”
““How many generations do people think those frontiersmen were from the Old Country?””
“How many generations do people think those frontiersmen were from the Old Country?”
“Wildcatters, then hard-charging, daring frontiersmen, sought oil anywhere they found a seep or in places others wouldn't dare, such as hillsides.”
“Having spent the past quarter century enforcing an uneasy peace between Indians and unruly frontiersmen, few army officers could have predicted otherwise.”
“Their preference for negotiations was the result of a keen appreciation that American citizens had caused much of the trouble on the frontiers and that the rest of the country was reluctant to raise and support the forces needed to restrain frontiersmen or fight Native peoples.”
“Given that frontiersmen and Indians dressed pretty much alike, the case raises the question of how many mistaken identities occurred.13”
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