frontiersman

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fron·tiers·man

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

frontiersman

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

fron•tiers•man

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

n., pl. -men.
a person who lives on a frontier.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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"
Translations

frontiersman

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

frontiersman

[ˈfrʌntɪəzmən] npioniere m
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