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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 modern
parlance, a colony
is a territory subject
to a form of foreign
rule. Though dominated
by the foreign
colonizers, colonies remain separate
- The establishment
of the Roanoke Colony
(/ˈroʊənoʊk/ ROH-ə-nohk) was an attempt
by Sir Walter Raleigh
the first permanent English settlement
- Plymouth Colony
(sometimes Plimouth) was, from 1620 to 1691, the first permanent English colony
in New England
and the second permanent English colony
- A Crown colony
or royal colony
was a colony administered
by The Crown within
a Governor, appointed
by the monarch...
- The Cape Colony
(Dutch: Kaapkolonie), also known
as the Cape of Good Hope, was a British colony
in present-day South Africa named after
the Cape of Good...
- A penal colony
or exile colony
is a settlement
used to exile prisoners
them from the general
po****tion by placing
them in a remote
- The Colony
of Kenya, commonly known
as British Kenya
East Africa, was part of the British Empire
in Africa. It was established...
- Demonte Colony
is a 2015 Indian
Tamil-language horror thriller
by R Ajay Gnanamuthu. The film stars
Arulnithi. Also starring...
- Lodhi Colony
is a Central Government Officers
and Staff Residential Colony
in South Central
part of New Delhi, built
in the 1940s, and lies adjacent
- The Colony
of Virginia, chartered
in 1606 and settled
in 1607, was the first enduring English colony
America, following failed attempts
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