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colonynoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒl.ə.ni/  us   /ˈkɑː.lə.ni/
  • colony noun [C] (GROUP)

a country or area controlled politically by a more powerful country that is often far away: Australia and New Zealand are former British colonies.
a group of people who live in a colony
a group of people with a shared interest or job who live together in a way that is separate from other people: an artists' colony a nudist colony
specialized biology a group of animals, insects, or plants of the same type that live together: a colony of ants/termites/bacteria

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  • colony noun [C] (HOUSES)

Indian English an area surrounded by fences or walls that contains a group of houses, for example houses that have been built by an employer for its workers
(Definition of colony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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colonynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑl·ə·ni/
politics & government a country or area controlled politically by a more powerful country
A colony is also a group of people with a shared interest or job who live together: an artists’ colony
A colony is also a group of animals, insects, or plants of the same type that live together: an ant colony
colonize
verb [T]  us   /ˈkɑl·əˌnɑɪz/
Peru was colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century.
(Definition of colony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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