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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Numerology

  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. Assassins creed rogue Shay patric Cormac:

    Uphold the principles of our order and all that for which we stand, never share our secrets nor divulge the true nature of our work. Do so, until death - whatever the cost. This is my new creed. I am Shay Patrick Cormac, Templar of the Colonial... of the American rite. I am an older man now, and perhaps wiser. A war and a revolution have ended, and another is about to begin. May the father of understanding guide us all.

  2. Jennifer Lawrence:

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

  3. Amadou Doumbia:

    Sydney Airport is a city that has never really invested deeply in a cohesive plan for being congruent -- at least until now, you look at the city center and it's towering with soaring corporate buildings or incredible colonial era buildings. But the minute you leave these areas, you're faced with a' city' that feels half metropolis and half suburban.

  4. Juan Manuel:

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

  5. Jeremy Lam:

    My culture is NOT your goddamn prom dress, for it to simply be subject to American consumerism and cater to a white audience is parallel to colonial ideology.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. unsealed
    • B. extroversive
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. aculeate

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