colonynoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒl.ə.ni/ us /ˈkɑː.lə.ni/
colony noun [ C ] (GROUP)
an artists' colony
a nudist colony
- Many behavioural patterns have been identified in the chimp colony.
- India was a British colony.
- Australia and New Zealand are former British colonies.
- Europe saw its colonies as a source of raw material and a malleable workforce.
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