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Definition of Colonies
ColoniesColony Col"o*ny, n.; pl. Colonies. [L. colonia, fr. colonus
farmer, fr. colere to cultivate, dwell: cf. F. colonie. Cf.
1. A company of people transplanted from their mother country
to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to
the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British
colonies in America.
The first settlers of New England were the best of
Englishmen, well educated, devout Christians, and
zealous lovers of liberty. There was never a colony
formed of better materials. --Ames.
2. The district or country colonized; a settlement.
3. A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a
foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris.
4. (Nat. Hist.) A number of animals or plants living or
growing together, beyond their usual range.
Meaning of Colonies from wikipedia
- The Thirteen Colonies
, also known
as the Thirteen British Colonies
, the Thirteen American Colonies
, or later
as the United Colonies
, were a group
- administrative colonial separation makes colonies neither incorporated territories
states. Some colonies
have been organized either
- Chesapeake Colonies
were the Colony
of Virginia, later
of Virginia, and Province
of Maryland, later
Maryland, both colonies
- The United Colonies
was the name used by the Second Continental Congress
for the emerging nation comprising
the Thirteen Colonies
in 1775 and 1776, before...
were post-Iron Age city-states founded
from a mother-city (its "metropolis"), not from a territory-at-large. Bonds between
- The Southern Colonies within British America consisted
of the Province
of Maryland, the Colony
of Virginia, the Province
(in 1712 split
- the Colonies refers
to a government minister responsible
for a nation's imperial colonies
of the Colonies
- Middle Colonies
were a subset
of the Thirteen Colonies
America, located between
the New England Colonies
and the Southern Colonies
Empire). France began
to establish colonies
America, the Caribbean
and India, following Spanish
- The Colonies
to: The colonies
of the British Empire
The Thirteen Colonies founded
in North America which became
the United States
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