What does Colonial mean?

Definitions for Colonialkəˈloʊ ni əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Colonial.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Colonial in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Colonial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Lawrence:

    There’s a colonial woman on the plane, she’s wearing ….

  2. Juan Manuel:

    Questions about navigation, world trade, about colonial costs, will be answered.

  3. Mitchell Reiss:

    At Colonial Williamsburg, we well know that a nation’s past is a foundation for its future.

  4. Justice Samuel Alito:

    A fish does not spring to mind -- nor does an antelope, a colonial farmhouse, a hydrofoil or an oil derrick.

  5. Martine Gosselink:

    It's not a matter of whitewashing our Dutch history, we do think that old colonial terms are also part of it.

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