The marble quarries there are now colonised by young sculptors of every nation.
It has become incredible that this continent was colonised by the Pilgrim Fathers.
Some of the most dismal quarters of the town are colonised by her disciples and professors.
Probably the Tartar invaders who colonised Japan came by way of Corea.
The first and last were colonised and rapidly became populous.
Canaan is to be colonised by the seed of Abraham, Canaan and no other land.
All these countries have been colonised by the French, Spaniards, or Portuguese.
They colonised as whole-heartedly, if not as wisely, as any nation in the world.
London is already colonised by Germans—colonised, that is to say, in urban and money-making fashion.
The removal of the settlers from Norfolk Island, colonised in 1788, was the next most important event.
1620s, "to settle with colonists," from stem of Latin colonus "tiller of the soil, farmer" (see colony); in sense "to make another place into a national dependency" without regard for settlement there by 1790s (e.g. in reference to French activity in Egypt or British work in India), and probably directly from colony.
No principle ought ever to be tolerated or acted upon, that does not proceed on the basis of India being considered as the temporary residence of a great British Establishment, for the good government of the country, upon steady and uniform principles, and of a large British factory, for the beneficial management of its trade, upon rules applicable to the state and manners of the country. [Henry Dundas, Chairman of the East-India Company, letter, April 2, 1800]Related: Colonized; colonizing.