English vocabulary and translations (See all)
a colony: a settlement, an overseas territory
Note the plural: colonies
- "You see, I live in the United States, or 'the colonies' as one person told me in the metro, or should I say 'the tube'?"
- "It's generally played in England and its former colonies: Australia, New Zealand, India, West Indies, to name a few."
- "There are thirteen Moira, to represent the thirteen original colonies."
- "Moira : So it's an instrument of imperial English oppression used to subjugate its former colonies?"
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