English dictionary definition of:



  • a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
  • a community of people smaller than a town
  • a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
  • the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
  • something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
  • an area where a group of families live together
  • termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities


closure   colonisation British English spelling   colonization American English spelling   colony   liquidation   resolution   village  

Scrabble score for settlement

Scrabble score = 12

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 14:46:44 on 11-02-20

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