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Meaning of settlement #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 18, 2006 15:36 pm   Meaning of settlement
 

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #78 "Synonyms for trip and journey", question 2

An archeological ......... was organized to investigate the remains of the ancient settlement, which had recently been found near the capital.

(a) trip
(b) safari
(c) expedition
(d) tour

English Synonym, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #78 "Synonyms for trip and journey", answer 2

An archeological expedition was organized to investigate the remains of the ancient settlement, which had recently been found near the capital.

Correct answer: (c) expedition
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Meaning of settlement #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:21 am   Meaning of settlement
 

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Settlement = a newly colonized region; a small community.
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Settlement #3 (permalink) Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:34 am   Settlement
 

Hi Elga,

You might be interested to know that settlement apart from meaning a small village community can also mean an agreement, usually financial, to end a disagreement or dispute. Back to the community again - settlers are what we call people who have come to live in the village.

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Settlement #4 (permalink) Sat Mar 11, 2006 20:14 pm   Settlement
 

Alan wrote:
Hi Elga,

You might be interested to know that settlement apart from meaning a small village community can also mean an agreement, usually financial, to end a disagreement or dispute. Back to the community again - settlers are what we call people who have come to live in the village.

Alan

Hi,
whta is expedition?
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Meaning of settlement #5 (permalink) Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:12 pm   Meaning of settlement
 

hai
what is expedition? and when can i apply it in a sentence?

thanks
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Meaning of settlement #6 (permalink) Wed Jul 29, 2009 13:25 pm   Meaning of settlement
 

Expedition = an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose.

You can apply it in a sentence like this:

An archeological expedition was organized to investigate the remains of the ancient settlement, which had recently been found near the capital.
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Meaning of settlement #7 (permalink) Tue Aug 31, 2010 13:56 pm   Meaning of settlement
 

Thank you Mister Micawber
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