mountain man

Definitions of mountain man
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n a man who lives on the frontier

Synonyms:
backwoodsman, frontiersman
Examples:
Daniel Boone
an American pioneer and guide and explorer (1734-1820)
Christopher Carson
United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
David Crockett
United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)
Type of:
pioneer
one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory

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