colony

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colony /ˈkɑːləni/ noun
plural colonies
colony
/ˈkɑːləni/
noun
plural colonies
Learner's definition of COLONY
[count]
: an area that is controlled by or belongs to a country and is usually far away from it
: a group of people sent by a country to live in such a colony
: a group of plants or animals living or growing in one place
: a group of people who are similar in some way and who live in a certain area
also : the land or buildings used by such a group
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