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- n. A pioneer who goes and settles on a homestead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who has entered upon a portion of the public land with the purpose of acquiring ownership of it under provisions of the homestead law, so called; one who has acquired a homestead in this manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who settles upon the public land, or acquires a residence under the Homestead Act.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
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