verb (used with object), col·o·nized, col·o·niz·ing.
verb (used without object), col·o·nized, col·o·niz·ing.
Examples from the Web for colonization
Historians have their own theories, involving trade and colonization, but this sounds more likely.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Behind the Iron Curtain, Manea had the opportunity to observe this colonization of sorts at close quarters.Norman Manea Survived the Nazis and the Communists and Lived to Write About It|Costica Bradatan|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the 1830s, it became clear that colonization was not a viable solution.
Zionism was not about colonization; it was about repatriation.Despite Hebron's Importance, Israel Will Have to Give It Up|Samuel Lebens|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mediating in this biased way is in fact only facilitating the continued occupation and colonization of Palestine.
Seems to lend itself better to colonization than most species.Our British Snails|John William Horsley
North of this Rubicon the American continent was colonized; south of it, there was not a colonization but a plantation.
System of colonization, and, as a necessary result, that of conquest without Africa.A Manual of Ancient History|A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
We have been so much in the habit of thinking of English colonization, that perhaps we have had too narrow a horizon.The Popham Colony|William Frederick Poole
Spanish colonization, however, did not succeed in making permanent settlements on the Chaco.The Argentine Republic|Pierre Denis