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Dissettlement
Dissettlement Dis*set"tle*ment, n. The act of unsettling, or the state of being unsettled. --Marvell.
Marriage settlement
Marriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry, v. t.] 1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony. Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii. 4. 2. The marriage vow or contract. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king which made a marriage for his son. --Matt. xxii. 2. 4. Any intimate or close union. Marriage brokage. (a) The business of bringing about marriages. (b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a marriage. Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of white flowers, worn at weddings. Marriage settlement (Law), a settlement of property in view, and in consideration, of marriage. Syn: Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials. Usage: Marriage, Matrimony, Wedlock. Marriage is properly the act which unites the two parties, and matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage is, however, often used for the state as well as the act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for matrimony.
Resettlement
Resettlement Re*set"tle*ment (-ment), n. Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as, the resettlement of lees. The resettlement of my discomposed soul. --Norris.
Unsettlement
Unsettlement Un*set"tle*ment, n. The act of unsettling, or state of being unsettled; disturbance. --J. H. Newman.

Meaning of Settlement from wikipedia

- Settlement may refer to: Human settlement, a community where people live Settlement (structural), the distortion or disruption of parts of a building...
- Israeli settlements are civilian communities inhabited by Israeli citizens, almost exclusively of Jewish ethnicity, built on lands occupied by Israel...
- statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or po****ted place is a community in which people live. The complexity of a settlement can range from a small...
- A settlement hierarchy is a way of arranging settlements into a hierarchy based upon their po****tion or some other criteria. The term is used by landscape...
- The Pale of Settlement (Russian: Черта́ осе́длости, chertá osyédlosti, Yiddish: דער תּחום-המושבֿ‎, der tkhum-ha-moyshəv, Hebrew: תְּחוּם הַמּוֹשָב, tẖum...
- The settlement of Iceland (Icelandic: landnámsöld) is generally believed to have begun in the second half of the ninth century, when Norse settlers migrated...
- a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins. The term "settlement" also...
- Settlement geography is a branch of human geography that investigates the earth's surface's part settled by humans. According to the United Nations' Vancouver...
- The Straits Settlements were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia. Originally established in 1826 as part of the territories controlled...
- Some of the northernmost settlements in the world are: This is a list of the northernmost cities and towns in the world. Weather station/military base...
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