Definition of Colony. Meaning of Colony. Synonyms of Colony
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Definition of Colony
Colony Col"o*ny, n.
1. (Bot.) A cell family or group of common origin, mostly of
unicellular organisms, esp. among the lower alg[ae]. They
may adhere in chains or groups, or be held together by a
ColonyColony 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 Colony from wikipedia
- A colony
is a territory under
the immediate complete political control
of a state, distinct
from the home territory
of the sovereign...
to two attempts
by Sir Walter Raleigh
the first permanent English settlement
America. The first colony
- The Colony
of Virginia, chartered
in 1606 and settled
in 1607, was the first enduring English colony
America, following failed proprietary
- A leper colony
, lazarette, leprosarium, or lazar house
to quarantine people
(Hansen's disease). The term lazaretto...
- The Colony
of Kenya, commonly known
Kenya, was part of the British Empire
from 1920 until
1963. It was established...
- Crown colony
, dependent territory
or royal colony
were dependent territories under
of United Kingdom overseas territories
- 41°50′42″N 70°44′19″W / 41.8450°N 70.7387°W / 41.8450; -70.7387 Plymouth Colony
(sometimes Plimouth) was an English colonial venture
- Demonte Colony
is a 2015 Indian
Tamil-language horror thriller
by R Ajay Gnanamuthu, a former
****istant to A.R. Murugadoss. The...
- An ant colony
is the basic
unit around which
ants organize their
lifecycle. Ant colonies
are eusocial, and are very much like those found
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has over 500 employees operating
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