frontiersman

[fruhn-teerz-muhn, fron- or, esp. British, fruhn-teerz-]
noun, plural frontiersmen.
a person, especially a man, who lives on the frontier, especially in sparsely settled regions.

Origin:
1775–85, Americanism; frontiers + -man

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

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Second deference faded away as frontiersmen treated each other as equals.
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