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colony

noun   /ˈkɒl·ə·ni/ ( plural colonies)
a country or area controlled by a more powerful country colonia
(Definition of colony from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

colony

noun /ˈkoləni/ ( plural colonies)
(a group of people who form) a settlement in one country etc which is under the rule of another country colonia France used to have many colonies in Africa.
a group of people having the same interests, living close together colonia a colony of artists.
a collection of animals, birds etc, of one type, living together colonia a colony of gulls.
colonial /-ˈlou-/ adjective
colonial Britain was formerly a colonial power.
colonialism noun
colonialismo the struggle of the Third World against the remnants of colonialism.
colonialist noun
colonialista the national liberation struggle against the Portuguese colonialists (also adjecctive) colonialist architecture.
colonize verb ( (also coloniseBritish))
to establish a colony in (a place) colonizar The English colonized New England in 1620.
colonist noun
colono English colonists settled in Massachusetts.
colonization noun ( (also colonisationBritish))
colonización the colonization of Australia by the British.
(Definition of colony from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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