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colony (plural colonies)
- A settlement of emigrants who move to a new place, but remain culturally tied to their original place of origin
- Region or governmental unit created by another country and generally ruled by another country.
- A group of people with the same interests or ethnic origin concentrated in a particular geographic area
- The Amana Colonies in Iowa were settled by people from Germany
- A group of organisms of same or different species living together in close association.
- A collective noun for rabbits.
region or governmental unit
group of organisms