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  • v  settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • v  settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    The British colonized the East Coast
  • s  inhabited by colonists
News & Articles

  • Changing Skyline: A struggle over decaying properties
    Once upon a time it was a stately Philadelphia townhouse with a high mansard roof, stained glass and a dramatic bay window. Today, the 19th-century building is a weed-choked wreck with bricks popping out of the facade. Upper windows hang slack-jawed, like a drunk who just passed out. Graffiti dances across a side wall. A family of possums has colonized the interior.
    June 15, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Robert Mugabe in Xinhua
    In his speech, Mugabe said that Africa's industrial development had "been difficult because of a reliance on the very powers that colonized us," he said. "They do not want really to see us industrialized."
  • Calvin Butts in FOXNews
    We believe that that's the real center of the redemption of Africa, the real heart of Africa,said the Rev. Calvin Butts III. "Because it's peaceful, it's never been colonized and its people are fiercely independent and self reliant, and...
  • Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in Philippine Star
    No one had expected that a weak and backward country, after being colonized for many years, could emerge as one of the most progressive nations among the developing countries within only 50 years,Abdullah said.

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