colonizer colonizer  /ˈkɑ lə ˌnaɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who helps to found a colony

News

  1. Biden visits Asia amid Japan-SKorea's toxic ties

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korean fans at a soccer game against Japan unfurled two massive banners honoring men considered national heroes for battling Japanese invaders, organizers took them down, Tokyo grumbled — and South Koreans cheered yet another sign of defiance against their former colonizer.
    on December 2, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Biden visits Asia amid Japan-SKorea's toxic ties - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - When South Korean fans at a soccer game against Japan unfurled two massive banners honoring men considered national heroes for battling Japanese invaders, organizers took them down, Tokyo grumbled - and South Koreans cheered yet another sign of defiance against their former colonizer.
    on December 2, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. American Studies Group Backs Israel Boycott

    For 90 minutes in a packed hotel conference room in the heart of Washington, Israel was the colonizer, the settler state, the perpetuator of apartheid. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on November 27, 2013     Source: The Forward

Quotes

  1. "We successfully vanquished the scheming colonizer and continued our struggle to claim independence armed only with a devoted spirit towards our race, religion, culture and homeland," Razaleigh said in his speech announcing his challenge to...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Eight years later, we have developed deeper and stronger ties with our former colonizer, which we now interact with as a co-equal, independent state. We have achieved huge strides in the area of legislation, culture, education, language, and...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Edgardo Angara Source: Manila Bulletin

  3. As Albert Memmi wrote, in 'The Colonizer and the Colonized': "While it is pardonable for the colonizer to have his little arsenals, the discovery of even a rusty weapon among the colonized is cause for immediate punishment".
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Albert Memmi Source: Palestine Chronicle

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