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
- In political
science, a colony
is a territory subject
to a form of foreign
rule. Though dominated
by the foreign
colonizers, colonies remain separate
- The Colony
of Virginia, chartered
in 1606 and settled
in 1607, was the first enduring English colony
America, following failed proprietary
- The establishment
of the Roanoke Colony
(/ˈroʊəˌnoʊk/) was an attempt
by Sir Walter Raleigh
the first permanent English settlement
is an American science fiction drama television series created
Cuse and Ryan J. Condal, starring
and Sarah Wayne
- In biology, a colony
of two or more conspecific individuals living
****ociation with, or connected
to, one another. This ****ociation...
- Connecticut Colony
of Connecticut, originally known
as the Connecticut River Colony
the River Colony
, was an English colony
in New England...
was an English colony
from 1655 (when it was captured
by the English
from Spain), and a British Colony
from 1707 until
1962, when it became
- Plymouth Colony
(sometimes Plimouth) was an English colonial venture
from 1620 to 1691 at a location
that had previously
been surve**** and named...
- Newfoundland Colony
was an English
and, later, British colony established
in 1610 on the island
off the Atlantic coast
of Canada, in what...
- British colony
by an earlier Corporate colony
a Dutch colony
of the same name (controlled by France), the Dutch
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