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 Colony Colony

noun

  • ( ) 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  ( colony, settlement )
    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
     the American colony in Paris
    the American colony in Paris
  • ( ) a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together  ( colony )
    a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together
  • (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell  ( colony )
    (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
  • a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country  ( colony, dependency )
    a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
  • a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated  ( colony )
    a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated
     a nudist colony
    a nudist colony
     an artists' colony
    an artists' colony
  • one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States  ( Colony )
    one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States


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