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 colonized
In this historically loaded setting, Agbodjélou reclaims control for the colonized ‘other’ in the form of a masked female gaze.Saatchi Resurrects Ancient Pangaea with Show Featuring South American and African Artists|Chloë Ashby|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For 300 years, Europeans and Americans colonized much of Africa and enslaved millions of its people.
Koreans have long chafed that the body of water is named after Japan, which colonized Korea in the early 20th century.Virginia Gets In Middle Of Geography Fight Between Japan And South Korea|Ben Jacobs|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We were colonized by the English language, and in turn, colonized it.
They seek to live in harmony with the new planet they have colonized.
Some authors relate, that after their return from Troy they colonized the Gymnasian islands.
North of this Rubicon the American continent was colonized; south of it, there was not a colonization but a plantation.
Maybe they colonized some of those Earth-type planets we checked on.An Empty Bottle|Mari Wolf
Therefore, in order to supply them, the island must first be colonized.Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour|Francis Parkman
Additionally, several kinds of bats have reached and colonized the Solomon Islands.Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands|Carleton J. Phillips