The Info List - Straits Settlements

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Settlement may refer to:

Consolidation (soil), a process by which soils decrease in volume Human settlement, a community where people live

Plantation (settlement or colony), an early method of colonization Urban settlement (other) Rural settlement Urban-type settlement

Settlement (structural), the gradual distortions created in a structure


1 Demography 2 Finance 3 Law 4 See also


Early human migration

Settlement of the Americas

Squatting, communities established without legal right on unoccupied or abandoned property Settler colonialism

European colonization of the Americas
European colonization of the Americas
(15-19th centuries) French settlement of Algeria in 19th-20th centuries Prussian Settlement Commission
Prussian Settlement Commission
aimed at Germanization of Polish-inhabited areas from 1886 to 1924 Israeli settlement, communities inhabited by Israeli Jews in territory that came under Israel's control as a result of the 1967 Six-Day War Turkish settlers in Northern Cyprus, as a result of the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus Ba'athist Arabization campaigns in North Iraq
Ba'athist Arabization campaigns in North Iraq
in the 1970s


Settlement (closing), as in a real estate closing with transfer of title deed to the buyer Settlement (finance), the process of exchanging the consideration for financial instruments once a transaction has been executed


Settlement (litigation), an agreement or resolution of a dispute Settlement under the Poor Law, a person's place of origin or later established residence, being the Parish responsible for the person if destitute Settlement (trust), an instrument creating a trust Structured settlement, a financial or insurance agreement involving a structure of periodic payments to pay a debt such as tax liability

See also[edit]

Act of Settlement (other), various legislation Settlement movement, started in Victorian England, concerned with urban poverty

Settlement school, in the US, inspired by the above

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