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