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
Etymology: [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
Examples of colonial in a Sentence
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.
Hes well aware of how historic what hes doing is, (W)here he spoke this evening, the Museum of the American Revolution, which is a part of Philadelphia that is full of all sorts of colonial history and landmarks, that says to me that he knew that he was taking a stand for what our Founding Fathers back in 1776 were taking a stand for in his mind.
Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.
I am delighted the way I played this week, i haven't played this venue in a while but to win on a golf course like Colonial I couldn't be more proud.
Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
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