Definition of Colonization

1. Noun. The act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies. "The British colonization of America"

Exact synonyms: Colonisation, Settlement
Generic synonyms: Constitution, Establishment, Formation, Organisation, Organization
Specialized synonyms: Population
Derivative terms: Colonise, Colonise, Colonize, Colonize, Settle



Definition of Colonization

1. n. The act of colonizing, or the state of being colonized; the formation of a colony or colonies.

Definition of Colonization

1. Noun. The process of establishing a colony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colonization

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Medical Definition of Colonization

1. Synonym: innidiation. 2. The formation of compact population groups of the same type of microorganism, as the colonies that develop when a bacterial cell begins reproducing. 3. The care of certain persons, e.g., lepers, mental patients, in community groups. Genetic colonization, propagation of a gene by a host into which the gene has been introduced, naturally or artificially. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colonization

colonies
colonisation
colonisation factors
colonisations
colonise
colonised
coloniser
colonisers
colonises
colonising
colonist
colonists
colonitis
colonitises
colonizable
colonization (current term)
colonizationism
colonizationist
colonizationists
colonizations
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colonized
colonizer
colonizers
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colonizing
colonnade
colonnaded
colonnades
colonnette

Literary usage of Colonization

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

1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"John McKay, colored agent of the state board of colonization, on Liberia. ... Slatt Board of colonization. Report of to the General Assembly . . . 1855. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"Chiefly concerning the Louisiana purchase and the Liberian colonization. ... Compiled, from data on file in the office of the American colonization society, ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1907)
"Here the ground afforded for colonization is both finely divided and ... In other cases, however, the ground is not ready for immediate colonization, ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"The purpose of the society, said its constitution, is to be exclusively directed to the colonization of free blacks in Africa;* and this purpose it sought ..."

5. The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States by Horace Greeley (1866)
"The initial organization of the American colonization Society took .place ... Its first attempt at practical colonization was made in 1820 on Sherbro Island ..."

6. The Negro in Our History by Carter Godwin Woodson (1922)
"CHAPTER X colonization IN the proportion that slavery became an exploitation effort merely for the enrichment of the whites, the free Negroes who lived in ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"In our day the Catholic colonization Soci- and looking for good lands, will first direct ... The Catholic colonization endeavors in the United many as 5000 ..."

8. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1910)
"The assent of all the parties thereto, shall be necessary to any amendments of this Constitution; and the American colonization Society shall have power to ..."

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