Definition of Colonises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of colonise) ¹



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Definition of Colonises

1. colonise [v] - See also: colonise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonises

colonic flora
colonic irrigation
colonic polyp
colonic pseudo-obstruction
colonic smear
colonical
colonics
colonies
colonisation
colonisation factors
colonisations
colonise
colonised
coloniser
colonisers
colonises (current term)
colonising
colonist
colonists
colonitis
colonitises
colonizable
colonization
colonizationism
colonizationist
colonizationists
colonizations
colonize
colonized
colonizer

Literary usage of Colonises

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1. A Popular History of the Discovery of America: From Columbus to Franklin by Johann Georg Kohl (1862)
"Sebastian de Ocampo sails through the two Gates of the Gulf of Mexico (Anno 1508)—Diego Velasquez conquers and colonises Cuba (1511-14)— Francisco Hernandez ..."

2. Maritime Discovery: A History of Nautical Exploration from the Earliest Times by Charles Rathbone Low (1881)
"... colonises Canada—The Discoveries of Spanish Navigators—The Voyage of Juan Ponce de Leon "on the Coast of Florida, and of Diego Velasquez in Central ..."

3. Russia of To-day: From the German of Baron E. Von Der Brüggen by E[rnst] freiherr von der Brüggen, M. Sandwith (1904)
"How little England colonises successfully by military force is shown to-day in the Transvaal; but she colonises with incomparable success where, ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1911)
"... I 29 Canary Islands, the Guanches of, I 10; Spain colonises, 40; Spanish fleet sent to, in 531 ; exports from, v 677; Spanish generals banished to, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1857)
"In temperate climates it colonises, and the inferior races die out before it ; while in tropical regions, unfavourable to its physical development, ..."

6. The Expansion of England: Two Courses of Lectures by John Robert Seeley (1899)
"We may observe also that the modern State almost necessarily colonises in a different way, because its nature is different from that of the Greek State. ..."

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