colony translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "colony" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /ˈkoləni/ ( plural colonies)
(a group of people who form) a settlement in one country etc which is under the rule of another country
France used to have many colonies in Africa.
a group of people having the same interests, living close together
a colony of artists.
a collection of animals, birds etc, of one type, living together
a colony of gulls.
colonial /-ˈlou-/ adjective
Britain was formerly a colonial power.
colonialism noun
the struggle of the Third World against the remnants of colonialism.
colonialist noun
the national liberation struggle against the Portuguese colonialists (also adjecctive) colonialist architecture.
colonize verb ( (also coloniseBritish)) to establish a colony in (a place)
The English colonized New England in 1620.
colonist noun
English colonists settled in Massachusetts.
colonization noun ( (also colonisationBritish))
the colonization of Australia by the British.
(Definition of colony from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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