NounColony (plural colonies)
- Region or governmental unit created by another country and generally ruled by another country.
- A group of organisms of same or different species living together in close association.
- A collective noun for rabbits.
Adjectives for Colony
abandoned; congenial; agricultural; depressing; independent; outlying; foreign; smart; wealthy; summer; colorful; wrangling; unique; devoted; robust; exempted; hale; dusky; tropical; proprietary; flourishing; inheriting; remote; suburban; wretched; pretty; conquering; segregated; feeble; adjacent; dependent.
Verbs for Colony
administer―; ban from―; cede to―; defend―; evict from―; free―; govern―; immigrate to―; launch―; maladministrate―; seize―; set up―; transfer to―; ―flounders; ―founders; ―prospers; ―rebels; ―revolts; ―riots; ―smoulders; ― wars on.
adverse possession, captive nation, caste, chieftaincy, chieftainry, city-state, claim, clan, class, commonweal, commonwealth, commune, community, country, county, de facto, de jure, dependency, derivative title, domain, dominion, drift, drive, drove, duchy, dukedom, earldom, economic class, empery, empire, endogamous group, extended family, family, fee fief, fee position, fee simple, fee simple absolute, fee simple conditional, fee simple defeasible, fee simple determinable, fee tail, feodum, feud, fiefdom, flock, frankalmoign, free city, free socage, freehold, gam, gang, gavelkind, gens, grand duchy, having title to, herd, hold, holding, host, kennel, kingdom, kinship group, knight service, land, lay fee, lease, leasehold, legal claim, legal possession, litter, mandant, mandate, mandated territory, mandatee, mandatory, moiety, nation, nationality, nuclear family, occupancy, occupation, order, original title, owning, pack, phratria, phratry, phyle, pod, polis, polity, possessing, possession, power, preoccupancy, preoccupation, prepossession, prescription, pride, principality, principate, property, property rights, proprietary rights, protectorate, province, puppet government, puppet regime, realm, republic, satellite, school, seisin, seneschalty, settlement, shoal, skulk, sloth, socage, social class, society, sovereign nation, squatting, state, subcaste, sublease, sultanate, superpower, tenancy, tenantry, tenure, tenure in chivalry, territory, title, toparchia, toparchy, totem, trip, troop, underlease, undertenancy, usucapion, villein socage, villeinhold, villenage
- (UK) IPA: /ˈkɒl.əni/, SAMPA: /"kQl.@ni/
- (US) IPA: /ˈkɑləniː/, SAMPA: /"kAl@ni:/