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
Origin: [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
There’s a colonial woman on the plane, she’s wearing ….
Questions about navigation, world trade, about colonial costs, will be answered.
At Colonial Williamsburg, we well know that a nation’s past is a foundation for its future.
A fish does not spring to mind -- nor does an antelope, a colonial farmhouse, a hydrofoil or an oil derrick.
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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