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Meaning of colonist

col•o•nist

Pronunciation: (kol'u-nist), [key]
— n.
  1. an inhabitant of a colony.
  2. a member of a colonizing expedition.
  3. (often cap.) an inhabitant of the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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