Definition of Subcolony

1. [n -NIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subcolony

subclump
subclumps
subcluster
subclustered
subclustering
subclusters
subcode
subcodes
subcoeruleus
subcohort
subcollection
subcollections
subcollege
subcollegiate
subcolonies
subcolony (current term)
subcolumn
subcolumnar
subcolumns
subcommand
subcommander
subcommanders
subcommands
subcommission
subcommissioned
subcommissions
subcommittee
subcommittees
subcommunities
subcommunity

Literary usage of Subcolony

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1. The Treaty of Waitangi: How New Zealand Became a British Colony by Thomas Lindsay Buick (1914)
"The highest in the scale of rank is a non- subcolony with a representative Government, and free of convicts ; the lowest a ..."

2. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"It is possible that they will take males and females that are closely related, thereby establishing a subcolony in a breeding facility. In such a case, ..."

3. A History of the Australasian Colonies: (from Their Foundation in the Year 1893) by Edward Jenks (1895)
"He was not only actuated by a wish to anticipate the French. The little subcolony of Norfolk Island, in which he, ..."

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