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Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area. Recorded from the early 16th century (as a military term denoting a member of the infantry), the word comes...

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Pioneer

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 168 words.

A series of US space probes. The first Pioneers, launched in 1958–9, were intended as Moon probes, but none

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Pioneer

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 172 words.

A series of US space probes. The first Pioneers, launched in 1958–9, were intended as Moon probes, but none

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Pioneer

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 60 words.

A series of NASA spacecraft that conducted explorations of the solar system. Pioneer 10, launched on 2 March 1972,

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Pioneer

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 72 words.

A series of *NASA spacecraft that conducted explorations of the solar system. Pioneer 10, launched on 2 March 1972

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<i>Pioneer</i>

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 248 words.

Any of a series of US Solar System space probes launched 1958–78. The probes Pioneer 1–3, all launched

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Pioneers

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 158 words.

The term used to describe members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of the Sacred Heart. It was founded in

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Pioneers

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 575 words.

The original Pioneers, formed in 1962, comprised the brothers Derrick Crooks and Sidney Crooks (b. 24 February 1945, Westmorland, Jamaica,

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Pioneer

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

noun historical (First World War) a member of the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion, consisting mostly of Māori (see māori

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Pioneer

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A series of US space probes. The first Pioneers, launched in 1958–9, were intended as Moon probes, but none succeeded. Pioneers 5–9, in 1960–8, were put into orbit around the Sun,...

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pioneer

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — Warfare and Defence.

N. a member of an infantry group preparing roads or terrain for the main body of troops.

v.

open up (a road or terrain) as a pioneer.

n. a member ...

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