frontiersman


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fron·tiers·man

 (frŭn-tîrz′mən)
n.
A man who lives on the frontier.
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frontiersman

(ˈfrʌntɪəzmən; frʌnˈtɪəz-)
n, pl -men
(formerly) a man living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US
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fron•tiers•man

(frʌnˈtɪərz mən, frɒn-; esp. Brit. ˈfrʌn tɪərz-)

n., pl. -men.
a person who lives on a frontier.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frontiersman - a man who lives on the frontierfrontiersman - a man who lives on the frontier  
pioneer - one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
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Translations

frontiersman

[frʌnˈtɪəzmən] N (frontiersmen (pl)) → hombre m de la frontera
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frontiersman

[ˈfrʌntɪəzmən] npioniere m
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References in classic literature ?
How he loves the bravo of Chao with his sabre from the Chinese Sheffield of Wu, "with the surface smooth as ice and dazzling as snow, with his saddle broidered with silver upon his white steed; who when he passes, swift as the wind, may be said to resemble a shooting star!" He compares the frontiersman, who has never so much as opened a book in all his life, yet knows how to follow in the chase, and is skilful, strong, and hardy, with the men of his own profession.
T`ai Chen the beautiful and the grim frontiersman are alike faithfully portrayed.
Then, Uncas, do you drive in the front; when they come within range of our pieces, we will give them a blow that, I pledge the good name of an old frontiersman, shall make their line bend like an ashen bow.
I'm a frontiersman from the extreme edge of the Knowable, and I feel quite out of place when I leave my study and come into touch with all you great, rough, hulking creatures.
1607 Pierre de Fermat, French lawyer and mathematian 1786 Davy Crockett, American frontiersman 1838 Laura de Force Gordon, US lawyer and suffragette 1851 Henry Drummond, Scots geologist and evangelist 1882 Samuel Goldwyn, Jewish Polish-American movie producer 1893 Mae West, American actress 1896 Leslie Groves, US army engineer 1921 Maureen O'Hara [FitzSimons], Irish actress and singer 1930 Ted Hughes, English poet 1943 Robert De Niro, American actor 1955 Colin Moulding, English musician 1958 Belinda Carlisle, American singer 1959 David Koresh, US cult leader 1960 Sean Penn, American actor 1977 Thierry Henry, French footballer
1837: James "Wild Bill" Hickok, US frontiersman, was born in Troy Grove, Illinois.
A frontiersman could never rest comfortably for too long unless he was surrounded by his mansion, supported by his slaves, with the Indians removed.
The first half of the race was a battle between Frontiersman and Red Galileo for the lead and it was the Charlie Appleby-trained Frontiersman (Godolphin) who had the upper hand.
Appleby's first chance to end his World Cup night blank is with Rare Rhythm and Frontiersman.
I was born and raised in the mitten and spent most of my youth running around my grandfather's fields and playing frontiersman in the woods of Sanilac County.
1734: American frontiersman Daniel Boone was born in Philadelphia.
Summary: Appleby-trained Frontiersman goes for victory in Group 2 Grand Prix de Deauville