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Synonyms of colony

Noun


1. colony, settlement, body

usage: 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"

2. colony, biological group

usage: a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

3. Colony, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region

usage: one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

4. colony, place, property

usage: a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated; "a nudist colony"; "an artists' colony"

5. colony, dependency, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region

usage: a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

6. colony, animal group

usage: (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell

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