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Synonyms for colony

Synonyms for (noun) colony

Synonyms: colony Definition: a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

Similar words: biological group Definition: a group of plants or animals

Synonyms: colony Definition: (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell

Similar words: animal group Definition: a group of animals

Synonyms: settlement, colony Definition: 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 Usage: the American colony in Paris

Similar words: body Definition: a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity Usage: the whole body filed out of the auditorium; the student body; administrative body

Synonyms: dependency, colony Definition: a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth

Synonyms: colony Definition: a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated Usage: a nudist colony; an artists' colony

Similar words: property, place Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose Usage: who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

Synonyms: Colony Definition: one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth