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colonial of or related to a colony or colonies. [1/2 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]
hive the colony of bees that lives in such a thing. [1/2 definitions]
Hong Kong a region off the southern coast of China. Hong Kong was once a British colony but was returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
pilgrim (capitalized) one of the English people who founded the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts in 1620. [1/2 definitions]
Portuguese man-of-war a kind of jellyfish that lives in warm oceans. Each man-of-war is a colony or group of animals that live together. The colony has many long stinging tentacles that can hurt people or other animals.
protozoan a tiny living thing that is similar to an animal but has only one cell or lives as a colony of single cells. Protozoans include amoebas and paramecia.
settlement a place where people have recently settled; colony. [1/3 definitions]
swarm1 a colony of bees moving to or settled in a hive. [1/6 definitions]
worker a type of female ant, bee, or termite that cannot lay eggs and does most of the work for the insect colony it lives in. [1/2 definitions]