[an-tee-kuh-loh-nee-uh l, an-tahy-]


opposing colonialism.


a person or country that actively opposes colonialism.

Origin of anticolonial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of anti-colonial

  • It's also possible that Barack Obama is motivated by anti-colonial rage, or by a secret commitment to socialist ideas.

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    Answering Tomasky

    David Frum

    July 30, 2012

  • If you were surprised last year when Gingrich said Obama has a “Kenyan, anti-colonial” worldview, you have a lousy memory.

  • In Vietnam, the communists had led the anti-colonial struggle, and thus become the face of Vietnamese nationalism.

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    Bury the Vietnam Analogy

    Peter Beinart

    October 7, 2009

Historical Examples of anti-colonial