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Definition of Pioneer

Pioneer

  1. A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances.
  2. One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow; as, pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform.
  3. To go before, and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.

Pioneer Quotations

As it stands, motherhood is a sort of wilderness through which each woman hacks her way, part martyr, part pioneer; a turn of events from which some women derive feelings of heroism, while others experience a sense of exile from the world they knew.
Rachel Cusk

I'm the kind of person who, if I were living in another time, if I had to pick any time, I would probably be a pioneer. I just love the simplicity of what it means to work hard with your hands - to eat and survive.
Evangeline Lilly

Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed.
Joshua Chamberlain

My father served 26 years in the Air Force as a pilot and a pioneer in our missile programs. I learned early about the sacrifices a family makes when a member is repeatedly deployed, and also the fulfillment that comes from serving our country. My brother, my son and I all became Marines.
Jim Webb

It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.
Elizabeth Blackwell
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Pioneer Translations

pioneer in Dutch is genist, geniesoldaat, baanbreker
pioneer in French is pionnier, sapeur
pioneer in German is Pionier
pioneer in Portuguese is pioneiro
pioneer in Spanish is pionero
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