Meaning of “colonial” in the English Dictionary

"colonial" in British English

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colonialadjective

uk /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl/ us /kəˈloʊ.ni.əl/

colonialnoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈləʊ.ni.əl/ us /kəˈloʊ.ni.əl/

(Definition of “colonial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"colonial" in American English

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colonialadjective

us /kəˈloʊ·ni·əl/

politics & government involving a period of political control by a more powerful country.

(Definition of “colonial” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)