colônia

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See also: colonia, colónia, colònia, and Colonia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin colōnia ‎(colony), 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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colônia f (plural colônias) (Brazilian orthography)

  1. colony (region or governmental unit)
  2. (Brazil) a settlement of immigrants
  3. plantation
  4. eau de Cologne; cologne (type of perfume)

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