a resident of a colony
of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony
of animals who live in colonies, such as ants
composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony
"coral is a colonial organism"
A person from a country that is or was controlled by another.
A house that is built in a style reminiscent of the period of the colonization of New England.
of or pertaining to a colony.
of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony.
of or relating to the original Thirteen Colonies of the USA.
of or relating to the style of architecture prevalent at about the time of the Revolution
of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars
Origin: [Cf. F. colonial.]
The Colonial, also known as the Colonial Express, was a service of the Pennsylvania Railroad and New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad between Union Station in Washington, DC and South Station in Boston, Massachusetts. It was operated until 1973 by Amtrak.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Colonial' in Adjectives Frequency: #747
The numerical value of Colonial in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Colonial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Colonial-era sources show that officials, both political and technological, were aware of possible pollution from the refining processes.
Our study demonstrates that since the colonial time, mining and metallurgic activities performed by the Spanish didalsohave an impacton very distant areas.
It was a very awkward situation, the colonial government's department of conservation started opening up pots in the local communities to see what was in those pots.
Clearly, colonial Spanish American mining was industrial in scale, and the belief that a dramatic man-made impact on the environment only began in the 18th century is a Euro-centric construct.
We don't accept that South Africa has to remain on the edge of civilization. That we don't accept, that's the old colonial way of thinking, for South Africa and Africa (this could be) the next great economic growth story.
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