What does Colonial mean?

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kəˈloʊ ni əlColo·nial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colonialadjective

    a resident of a colony

  2. colonialadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony

  3. colonialadjective

    of animals who live in colonies, such as ants

  4. colonial, compoundadjective

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

    "coral is a colonial organism"

Wiktionary

  1. colonialnoun

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

  2. colonialnoun

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

  3. colonialadjective

    of or pertaining to a colony.

  4. colonialadjective

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

  5. colonialadjective

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

  6. colonialadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colonialadjective

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. colonial.]

Freebase

  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.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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  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

Examples of Colonial in a Sentence

  1. The Egyptian:

    Egypt's proposal is an effort to maintain a self-claimed colonial era-based water allocation and veto power on any project in the Nile system.

  2. Roberto Mukaro Borrero:

    The traditional homelands of the Taíno extend from the Caribbean islands to southern Florida. My family lineage is from Borikén (Puerto Rico) and I know that the loss of life people on the island suffered from Hurricane Maria was not simply the result of an extreme weather event. The casualties are also the result of the colonial legacy that includes racism and years of neglect.

  3. Nicolas Butor:

    We want the Faidherbe statue removed from public space. We need to stop glorifying racist colonial figures.

  4. Martin Lee:

    This is an ancient, colonial set of regulations, and Christopher Cheung don't use them unless Christopher Cheung can't legislate anymore. Once Christopher Cheung start, there's no end to it. She could even invoke Article 23 under this, that gives her justification - I need more police powers, I need more draconian laws - it's so handy. She is completely destroying the rule of law. Only the government can really harm the rule of law, citizens can not.

  5. Martin Lidegaard:

    We are talking about real people and you can't just sell Greenland like an old colonial power, but what we can take seriously is that the U.S. stakes and interest in the Arctic is significantly on the rise and they want a much bigger influence.

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