colonize colonize  /ˈkɑ lə ˌnaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
  2. (v) settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

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News

  1. Snowden Offered Asylum By Venezuelan President

    First time accepted submitter aBaldrich writes "Edward Snowden was offered 'humanitarian asylum' by Nicolás Maduro, the president of Venezuela. The country's official news agency reports (original spanish, Google translation) that the decision was taken after a meeting of the presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Maduro denounced an attempt to 'colonize ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. Snowden Offered Asylum By Venezuelan President

    First time accepted submitter aBaldrich writes "Edward Snowden was offered 'humanitarian asylum' by Nicolás Maduro, the president of Venezuela. The country's official news agency reports (original spanish, Google translation) that the decision was taken after a meeting of the presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. Maduro denounced an attempt to 'colonize ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  3. New Genetic Advances Tie Living Natives To Ancient Remains

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When Europeans began to colonize the Americas, male settlers sporadically began having children with native females. This mixing of bloodlines would have made tracing today's native ancestries difficult several years ago, but new advances in the sequencing of mitochondrial DNA have allowed researchers to draw a direct line between someone ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. "This shall never take place," al-Bashir said at a news conference alongside South African President Thabo Mbeki. "These are colonial forces and we will not accept colonial forces coming into the country." "They want to colonize...
    on Jun 20, 2006 By: Omar al-Bashir Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "We feel that ensuring the survival of the human race by helping it colonize a new planet is both a moral good in and of itself and also the most likely method of ensuring the survival of our best - okay, fine, only -- base of web search volume and...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Larry Page Source: InternetNews.com

  3. Rifkin said, "In the great era of urbanization, we have shut off the human race from the rest of the natural world in the belief that we could conquer, colonize and utilize the riches of the planet to ensure our autonomy without dire consequences to...
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Jeremy Rifkin Source: NewsWithViews.com

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