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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Establish a settlement (in); Settle into unfamiliar territory.

Usage examples (38)
  • Like there is no inherent reason, nor drive to 'colonize' the bottom of the Marianne Trench in the Pacific.
  • Foursquare is a game that allows users to "colonize" their city.
  • To study Western Civilization is to affirm your intent to "colonize" weaker nations and peoples.
  • -- In the 1930's, the U.S. government sent farmers from the midwest to "colonize" the Matanuska Valley in Alaska. for more
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