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Synonyms for colonyˈkɒl ə ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colony, settlement(noun)

    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

    village, colonization, dependency, settlement, small town, resolution, liquidation, colonisation, closure, colony

  2. colony(noun)

    a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

    dependency, settlement

  3. Colony(noun)

    one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

    dependency, settlement

  4. colony(noun)

    a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated

    dependency, settlement

  5. colony, dependency(noun)

    a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, dependency, settlement, addiction

  6. colony(noun)

    (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell

    dependency, settlement

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colonies, cologne, colonial, settlement, settlements

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