Colony – Tafakorepars

colony /ˈkɑləni/  noun

  • 1 a: an area that is controlled by or belongs to a country and is usually far away from it

    • Massachusetts was one of the original 13 British colonies that later became the United States.
    • a former French colony in Africa

    b: a group of people sent by a country to live in such a colony

    • colony of settlers

    2 : a group of plants or animals living or growing in one place

    • an ant colony
    • colony of bacteria

    3 : a group of people who are similar in some way and who live in a certain area

    • an artist colony
    • a leper colony

    also : the land or buildings used by such a group