colonial

[ kuh-loh-nee-uhl ]
/ kəˈloʊ ni əl /
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adjective

noun

an inhabitant of a colony.
a house in or imitative of the Colonial style.

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Origin of colonial

An Americanism dating back to 1770–80; colony + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM colonial

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British Dictionary definitions for colonial

colonial
/ (kəˈləʊnɪəl) /

adjective

noun

a native of a colony

Derived forms of colonial

colonially, adverb
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