from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who settles at a distance from the main body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who settles at a distance, or away, from others.
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- noun One who
settlesat a distancefrom others.
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Movement towards the interior was movement up the country (from as early as 1805) or into the back country; movement towards the settled districts was movement down the country or in: travelers came in from the bush as they can now come in to a station, though out, except in collocations like outdistrict, outfarm, outsettler, outsettlement, belongs to a later period.