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Meaning & Definition of Colony in English

English

Colony

/kɑləni/

noun

1. 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
  • "The american colony in paris"
    synonym:
  • colony
  • ,
  • settlement

2. A group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

    synonym:
  • colony

3. One of the 13 british colonies that formed the original states of the united states

    synonym:
  • Colony

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

  • "A nudist colony"
  • "An artists' colony"
    synonym:
  • colony

5. A geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

    synonym:
  • colony
  • ,
  • dependency

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

    synonym:
  • colony

Examples of using

This colony was founded in 100.
Antigua and Barbuda is a former British colony.
At one time Nigeria was a British colony.