verb (used with object), col·o·nized, col·o·niz·ing.
verb (used without object), col·o·nized, col·o·niz·ing.
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Even on the Coromandel coast the southern parts are said to have been colonised earlier than the centre.The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)|Max Duncker
The removal of the settlers from Norfolk Island, colonised in 1788, was the next most important event.The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)|John West
One of his ancestors, Sir Thomas Warner, colonised most of these islands for the crown—in the seventeenth century.The Gorgeous Isle|Gertrude Atherton
All these countries have been colonised by the French, Spaniards, or Portuguese.
The assertion, however, is not strictly correct; for so early as the fourth century Armorica had been colonised from Wales.The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Mills