Translation of "colony" - English-Spanish dictionary

colony

noun uk /ˈkɒl·ə·ni/ (plural colonies)

a country or area controlled by a more powerful country

colonia

(Translation of “colony” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “colony” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)