colonial colonial  /kə ˈloʊ ni əl/


  1. (n) a resident of a colony
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony
  3. (adj) of animals who live in colonies, such as ants
  4. (adj) composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

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  1. Colonial Heights graduates

    COLONIAL HEIGHTS - The 230 graduates of Colonial Heights High School took the first steps into the rest of their lives Friday night when they walked across the stage and collected their diplomas. Salutatorian Thompson Rowe, said that he could remember w
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Petersburg Progress-Index

  2. Colonial Chorus Players presents “Nunsense”

    Colonial Chorus Players, a non-profit community theater group, will present Nunsense.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Reading Advocate

  3. Colonial Bank names executive

    VINELAND — Colonial Bank FSB has announced the appointment of Stephen H. Haak as vice president of special assets.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Journal


  1. "My job to the Muslim world is to communicate that the Americans are not your enemy - we sometimes make mistakes - we have not been perfect," Mr Obama said. "But if you look at the track record ...... America was not born as a colonial power,...
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Online

  2. "It is a material and emotional recognition of the mistakes that our country has done to yours during the colonial era," Berlusconi told reporters at the airport on his arrival. "This agreement opens the path to further cooperation."
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Addressing delegates, Mr Koizumi said: "In the past Japan through its colonial rule and aggression caused tremendous damage and suffering for the people of many countries, particularly those of Asian nations. Japan squarely faces these facts of...
    on Apr 21, 2005 By: Junichiro Koizumi Source: BBC News

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