As church bells pealed in Quebec City, the bishop of the colony received de Prouville at the entrance of the local church.
Others cater to the ladies who lunch at the colony Club; others still to the working mothers or the downtown cool-kids.
Indonesia was once a Dutch colony, part of an imperial crescent centered on India and Burma.
Even Kenya, to the east, considers the former Belgian colony “the back of beyond.”
The year after his return, Onoda relocated to a Japanese colony in São Paulo, Brazil, where he became a cattle farmer.
It seemed that all Delaware colony must be at the waterfront.
But with English possession of the colony it was expressly prohibited.
The colony of Magellan was founded by the Chilian Government in the year 1851.
We left our colony on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, and are on our way to Canada.
Let me ask him, has any colony in America ever made a Poyning's act?
late 14c., "ancient Roman settlement outside Italy," from Latin colonia "settled land, farm, landed estate," from colonus "husbandman, tenant farmer, settler in new land," from colere "to inhabit, cultivate, frequent, practice, tend, guard, respect," from PIE root *kwel- "move around" (source of Latin -cola "inhabitant;" see cycle (n.)). Also used by the Romans to translate Greek apoikia "people from home." Modern application dates from 1540s.
colony col·o·ny (kŏl'ə-nē)
A discrete group of organisms, such as a group of cells growing on a solid nutrient surface.
The city of Philippi was a Roman colony (Acts 16:12), i.e., a military settlement of Roman soldiers and citizens, planted there to keep in subjection a newly-conquered district. A colony was Rome in miniature, under Roman municipal law, but governed by military officers (praetors and lictors), not by proconsuls. It had an independent internal government, the jus Italicum; i.e., the privileges of Italian citizens.