colony Meaning and Definition

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colony

مہاجرین کی نو آبادی

muhajreen ki no abaadi

View English Meanings of: colonymuhajreenkinoabaadi

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English definition for colony

1. n. a group of animals of the same type living together

2. n. (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell

3. n. a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government

4. n. a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

5. n. one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

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In politics and history, a colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.
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