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chiefly British English spelling of colonization; see also -ize.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for colonisation

Historical Examples of colonisation

  • Simultaneously, a new theory of colonisation was promulgated.

    The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)

    John West

  • South America has been unfortunate in its settlement and colonisation.

  • But neither Don Pablo nor his wife had ever thought of colonisation.

  • We have reached now the limits of Phoenician colonisation towards the West.

    History of Phoenicia

    George Rawlinson

  • One can see that it was just the race for the work of exploration and colonisation.