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  Words related to colony

Related / Similar Words: settlement, dependency, Colony

 

Definition:
  • a group of animals of the same type living together;
  • (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell;
  • 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;
  • a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country;
  • one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States;

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    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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