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  Definition of colony
  1. a group of animals of the same type living together
  2. (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
  3. a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state''s system of government
  4. a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
  5. one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
Similar Words: settlement, dependency, Colony

 

Hyponyms: frontier settlement, outpost, Plantation, proprietary colony, Demerara, Gibraltar, Rock of Gibraltar, Calpe, Plymouth Colony, New Amsterdam, Crown Colony, New Netherland, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia

 

Part Meronyms: United States, United States of America, America, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.

 

Derivational Morphology: settle, locate, colonize, colonise

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 殖民地   Danish: koloni  
Dutch: kolonie   Finnish: siirtomaa  
French: colonie   German: Kolonie  
Greek: αποικία   Hebrew: מושבה  
Italian: colonia   Japanese: コロニー  
Korean: 식민지   Kurdish: mêtingeh  
Latin: colonia   Norwegian: koloni  
Polish: kolonia   Portuguese: colônia  
Russian: колония   Spanish: colonia  
Swedish: koloni   Vietnamese: thuộc địa  
 
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