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Colombian of or having to do with Colombia or its people, culture, or the like.
colon1 a punctuation mark (:). It is used to introduce a series, quotation, or explanation. [2 definitions]
colon2 the largest part of the large intestine.
colonel an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marines who ranks above lieutenant colonel and below general.
colonial of or related to a colony or colonies. [2 definitions]
colonialism the practice that a country is engaged in when it takes over another country and sets up its own government and colony there. A "colony" is what the country is called that is taken over by the more powerful country. Colonialism serves the purpose of creating wealth and power for the ruling country.
colonist a person who lives in or is a member of a colony. [2 definitions]
colonize to establish a settlement on (a distant territory) and begin to rule.
colonnade a series of columns that holds up a roof or beam.
colony a place where a group of people come to settle which is under the control of their home country. [2 definitions]
color a quality of light as our eyes see it. Light is made up of waves, which hit objects and are reflected from their surfaces. The colors we see, such as red, blue, and yellow, depend on how these light waves are reflected. Objects of different colors reflect different kinds of light waves. [5 definitions]
Colorado a state in the western United States. Its capital is Denver. (abbreviated: CO) [2 definitions]
color-blind partly or completely unable to see color or a difference between colors. [2 definitions]
colorful having many colors; bright in color. [2 definitions]
coloring something used to give color to. [2 definitions]
colour a spelling of "color" used in Canada and Britain. See "color" for more information.
colt a young male horse, donkey, zebra, or related animal, usually one that is less than four years old.
columbine a plant related to the buttercup whose flowers have five long petals.
column an upright structure that looks like a post. A column helps support a building. [4 definitions]
columnist a writer or editor of a regular column or feature in a newspaper or magazine.
coma1 a long, deep state of being unconscious, caused by disease or injury.