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settlement
'settlement' - used as a noun
1. 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
2. a community of people smaller than a town
3. a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
4. the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
5. something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
they finally reached a settlement with the union
6. an area where a group of families live together
7. termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
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Canada is an Indian word meaning "village" or "settlement."