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|part of speech:
||the act of settling, or the condition of being settled.
The settlement of the American West was a time of difficulty as well as adventure.
- establishment, settling
- similar words:
- agreement, decision
||a place where people have recently settled; colony.
In the 1800s many settlements sprang up across the Great Plains.
- colonization, hamlet
They reached a settlement that satisfied both of them.
||compact, completion, compromise, contract, disposal, fine, understanding, village