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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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    dependency, settlement

  3. Colony(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dependency, settlement

  4. colony(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dependency, settlement

  5. colony, dependency(noun)

    a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

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

  6. colony(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dependency, settlement

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List of paraphrases:

colonies, cologne, colonial, settlement, settlements


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