colonia

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

colonia (plural colonias)

  1. colony

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: co‧lò‧nia
  • IPA(key): /koˈlɔn.ja/

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

  1. colony
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈlɔn.ja/
  • Hyphenation: co‧lò‧nia

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonie)

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ko.loˈni.a/
  • Hyphenation: co‧lo‧nìa

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative colōnia colōniae
Genitive colōniae colōniārum
Dative colōniae colōniīs
Accusative colōniam colōniās
Ablative colōniā colōniīs
Vocative colōnia colōniae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: colònia
  • English: colony
  • French: colonie
  • Galician: colonia
  • Italian: colonia

References[edit]

  • colonia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colonia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • colonia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to found a colony somewhere: coloniam deducere in aliquem locum (vid. sect. XII. 1, note Notice too...)
    • to found a colony: coloniam constituere (Leg. Agr. 1. 5. 16)
  • colonia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • colonia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • colonia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • colonia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[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).

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Etymology 2[edit]

From agua de Colonia, from French eau de Cologne, ultimately from Latin Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, Cologne, the current city in Germany, and cognate of colony.

Noun[edit]

colonia f (plural colonias)

  1. eau de Cologne

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