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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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