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.
Dutch: kolonie, nederzetting
A group of organisms of the same type living or growing together.
Polish: kolonia, osada
One of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States.
A place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated.
A geographical area politically controlled by a distant country.
microbiology A group of organisms grown from a single parent cell.
Moby thesaurus: adverse possession, ally, alodium, archduchy, archdukedom, army, ashram, body, body politic, buffer state, bunch, burgage, captive nation, caste, chieftaincy, chieftainry, city-state, claim, clan, class ... show more.
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