colonistnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒl.ə.nist/ us /ˈkɑː.lə.nist/
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- Mars One, a private Dutch company, proposes to set up a colony on Mars by 2023, sending in new ships of four colonists every two years.
- Most of the colonists had to leave the island.
- The colonists did not want to pay the tax, so they decided to become free from Britain.