settlement (def 14).
noun 1. Digital Technology. the activity of sharing photos, videos, links, etc., on a social-media website, within an interactive application, or through other online channels.
noun, Sociology. 1. the study of social systems as they exist at a given time.
noun 1. structure (def 9).
noun 1. a course of instruction in an elementary or secondary school comprising such subjects as history, geography, civics, etc. social studies noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study of how people live and organize themselves in society, embracing geography, history, economics, and other subjects