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Word of the Day - Colony


How to pronounce Colony
How to pronounce Colony

Colony - k oh l ax n iy




A group of families living and working together

Soon we might be able to build a colony in space

Definition noun

a group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to, or connected with, the parent nation.

any people or territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.

a number of people coming from the same country, or speaking the same language, residing in a foreign country or city, or a particular section of it; enclave

any group of individuals having similar interests, occupations, etc., usually living in a particular locality; community :a colony of artists.


Synonyms for colony on Thesaurus.com

outpost, protectorate, province, territory


Dictionary Entries near colony

colonorrhea, colonoscope, colonoscopy, Colonsay, colonus, colony, colony collapse disorder, colony-stimulating factor, colopexostomy, colopexy, colophon

First known use

16 cent: from Latin colōnia, from colere to cultivate, inhabit


Word of the Day colony
Word of the Day colony

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