colonia

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See also: Colonia, colònia, and colónia

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin colōnia (colony), from colōnus (farmer; colonist), from colō (till, cultivate, worship).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Stress: colònia, IPA(key): /koˈlɔnja/

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

  1. colony
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Stress: colònia, IPA(key): /koˈlɔnja/

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

  1. cologne, eau de Cologne
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Stress: colonìa, IPA(key): /koloˈni.a/

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

  1. holding (farm)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

  1. resort
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From colōnus (farmer; colonist), from colō (till, cultivate, worship), from earlier *quelō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)).

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Noun[edit]

colōnia f (genitive colōniae); first declension

  1. A colony, settlement.
  2. A possession in land, land attached to a farm, estate.
  3. (metonymically) The people composing a colony, colonists.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative colōnia colōniae
genitive colōniae colōniārum
dative colōniae colōniīs
accusative colōniam colōniās
ablative colōniā colōniīs
vocative colōnia colōniae

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin colōnia (colony), from colōnus (farmer; colonist), from colō (till, cultivate, worship).

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonias)

  1. colony
  2. (Mexico) neighbourhood

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In Mexico it is usually shortened and capitalized as "Col." in addresses, where it has postal value and is obligatory (or fraccionamiento, or barrio), alongside of postal code (zip code).