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  1. colony

    • IPA[ˈkälənē]

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    • n.
      a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country;a group of people living in a colony, consisting of the original settlers and their descendants and successors
    • noun: colony, plural noun: colonies

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    • 1. a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country, typically a distant one, and occupied by settlers from that country Japanese forces overran the French colony of Indo-China 同義詞 territory, possession, holding, dependency, province, ... 更多
    • a group of people living in a colony, consisting of the original settlers and their descendants and successors the colony looked forward to fifty or more years of autonomy
    • all the foreign countries or areas formerly under British political control many poachers were exiled to the colonies
    • British another term for Thirteen Colonies
    • 2. a group of people of one nationality or ethnic group living in a foreign city or country the British colony in New York 同義詞 population, community
    • a place where a group of people with similar interests live together an artists' colony 同義詞 community, association, commune, settlement, quarter, ... 更多
    • South Asian a housing development or residential community, especially one originally constructed by an employer for its workers a large housing colony has already been built one of Jaipur's largest residential colonies
    • 3. a community of animals or plants of one kind living close together or forming a physically connected structure a colony of seals
    • a group of fungi or bacteria grown from a single spore or cell on a culture medium.
    • n.
      a British colony whose legislature and administration was controlled by the Crown, represented ...

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    • n.
      a place where a group of people with leprosy live together in quarantine: this island used to be a leper colony

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    • n.
      a British colony whose legislature and administration is controlled by the Crown, represented ...

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    • ph.
      a name for Massachusetts

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    • ph.
      early name (1814–1910) for the former Cape Province

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    • ph.
      early name (1814–1910) for the former Cape Province

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    • n.
      an Australian colony regarded primarily as a place of penal servitude: he served as a governor of the early convict colony

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    • n.
      a place where a group of people with leprosy live together in quarantine: this island used to be a leper colony

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    • n.
      a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country and occupied ... Japanese forces overran the French colony of Indo-China

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