Definitions for Colonialkəˈloʊ ni əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colonial(adj)

    a resident of a colony

  2. colonial(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony

  3. colonial(adj)

    of animals who live in colonies, such as ants

  4. colonial, compound(adj)

    composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

    "coral is a colonial organism"


  1. colonial(Noun)

    A person from a country that is or was controlled by another.

  2. colonial(Noun)

    A house that is built in a style reminiscent of the period of the colonization of New England.

  3. colonial(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to a colony.

  4. colonial(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony.

  5. colonial(Adjective)

    of or relating to the original Thirteen Colonies of the USA.

  6. colonial(Adjective)

    of or relating to the style of architecture prevalent at about the time of the Revolution

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colonial(adj)

    of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. colonial.]


  1. 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.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Colonial' in Adjectives Frequency: #747

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