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Synonym: communitysettlementSimilar words: colonialcolorColor.colorfulprolongno longerso long asecologicalMeaning: ['kɒlənɪ]  n. 1. a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government 2. a group of animals of the same type living together 3. one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States 4. a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country 5. (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell. 
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1 A colony of seals lay basking in the sun.
2 Algeria was formerly a French colony.
3 The colony was governed directly from Paris.
4 Australia is a former British colony.
5 Settlers establish a new colony in the early 18th century.
6 They had thought that the new colony would be a paradise, but they were soon disillusioned.
7 These woodlands once harboured a colony of red deer.
8 All the bees in the colony are genetically related.
9 There lived a colony of bees on the tree.
10 Britain was mandated to govern the former colony of German East Africa.
11 Different animals in the colony had different manifestations of the disease.
12 Barbados was once a British colony,[] but now it's independent.
13 In the colony, most die young.
14 A small colony nested on the basalt rock face.
15 Instead, call a professional beekeeper to remove the colony.
16 Fighting is continuing in the former Belgian colony.
17 We are like the people of a leper colony.
18 As a colony, the Near East disliked its masters.
19 A Manx shearwater colony has a particularly powerful stench.
20 Canada is a former British colony.
21 The colony plus the protectorate thus came to constitute what is now Sierra Leone.
22 Kate, 19[], visited the colony in late summer before starting her languages course at Newcastle University.
23 To confirm the diagnosis, the hospital laboratory must culture a colony of bacteria.
24 He said the move would definitely stem the haemorrhage of talent and enterprise from the colony.
25 Some of the insects will leave to form a new colony.
26 Many behaviour patterns have been identified in the chimp colony.
27 With a great show of reluctance, the government granted independence to the colony.
28 As he wrote the commissary in 1752, he had no ambition to Presbyterianize the colony.
29 After being here less than 24 hours, I feel very much like a mosquito in a nudist colony.
30 Many birds live in colonies but mate monogamously within the colony.
More similar words: colonialcolorColor.colorfulprolongno longerso long asecologicalironyagonyharmonyanonymousceremonytestimonycollarcolumncollegecollectlonglong.biologyapologytheologygeologycollapseprotocolpercolatecall onblondalong
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