Definition of Colonies

1. Noun. (plural of colony) ¹



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Definition of Colonies

1. colony [n] - See also: colony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonies

colonials
colonic
colonic angiodysplasia
colonic diverticula
colonic diverticular haemorrhage
colonic diverticulitis
colonic diverticulosis
colonic fistula
colonic flora
colonic irrigation
colonic polyp
colonic pseudo-obstruction
colonic smear
colonical
colonics
colonies (current term)
colonisation
colonisation factors
colonisations
colonise
colonised
coloniser
colonisers
colonises
colonising
colonist
colonists
colonitis
colonitises
colonizable

Literary usage of Colonies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"With that exception the colonies practically formed a belt along the coast ... If we divide the colonies by their constitutions they fall into three groups. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1896)
"It would apply only to incomes coming from colonies in ... It must, however, be assumed that in colonies where there is no income tax the burden of taxation ..."

3. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam ( Smith, Joseph Shield Nicholson (1895)
"ments and riie industry of the colonies, it is ' occasioned in time of war. Such colonies a clog which, for the supposed benefit of some therefore, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1897)
"The Dairy Industry in the colonies. will be brought home to you that, in the matter of dairy produce, the Mother Country might •well look to her great ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1877)
"Mr. J. DENNISTOUN WOOD then proceeded to read his paper— ON THE BENEFIT TO THE colonies OF BEING MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. One of the objects—I should, ..."

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