Focus on the pronunciation of colony
English definition of “colony”
/ˈkɑl·ə·ni/ n [C]
› politics & government a country or area controlled politically by a more powerful country › A colony is also a group of people with a shared interest or job who live together: an artists’ colony › A colony is also a group of animals, insects, or plants of the same type that live together: an ant colony colonize
/ˈkɑl·əˌnɑɪz/ v [T] › Peru was colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century.