colonization colonization  /ˌkɑ lə nɪ ˈzeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies



  1. Snail genetic tracks reveal ancient human migration

    ( Public Library of Science ) Some snails in Ireland and the Pyrenees are genetically almost identical, perhaps because they were carried across the Atlantic during an 8000-year-old human migration. The snail genetics tie in with studies of human genetics and the colonization of Ireland, according to the research published June 19 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Angus Davison and ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Alumnus wins science fiction contest

    The universe is awaiting colonization, but distant planets are already buzzing with life and the hiss of danger is audible.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Purdue Exponent


  1. "This type of solution only reinforces the occupation and colonization and is aimed at preventing the creation of an independent Palestinian state," Abbas added.
    on Mar 29, 2008 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Ynetnews

  2. "I want to warn that such practice leads to a colonization of Ukraine," Yushchenko told a security council meeting.
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Viktor Yushchenko Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "While we do not overlook the various injustices and sufferings which accompanied colonization, the Gospel has expressed and continues to express the identity of the peoples in this region and provides inspiration to address the challenges of our...
    on May 23, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: International Herald Tribune

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