noun, plural co·lo·ni·as [kuh-loh-nee-uh z, -lohn-yuh z; Spanish kaw-law-nyahs] /kəˈloʊ ni əz, -ˈloʊn yəz; Spanish kɔˈlɔ nyɑs/.
Origin of colonia
Examples from the Web for colonia
Colonia, capital of the department of the same name, is 153 miles distant by rail from Montevideo.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
In Colonia is situated the Swiss Colony, the inhabitants of which apply themselves to agriculture and dairy-farming.
In the environs of Colonia are many comfortable quintas, or farm-houses.A Five Years' Residence in Buenos Ayres|George Thomas Love
In 1750 the Spanish government made an effort to get rid of the Portuguese in Colonia by negotiation.The South American Republics Part I of II|Thomas C. Dawson
Passing across it, the river is approached again, for Colonia covers a small promontory.