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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A group of people that settle in a new area.

Usage examples (38)
  • Will there ever be a colony on the moon?
  • The term colony comes from the Latin word colonus, meaning farmer.
  • This colony is about twenty feet high and spans a length of 100 feet and is probably hundreds of years old.
  • "The idea of a colony in Africa, as the term colony is usually understood cannot be entertained. for more
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