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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: colony(0.01132 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to colony.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties
with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of
their home state but are not literally under the home
state's system of government [syn: settlement]
2: a group of animals of the same type living together
3: one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original
states of the United States
4: a geographical area politically controlled by a distant
country [syn: dependency]
5: (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single
English → English (gcide)
Colony \Col"o*ny\ (k[o^]l"[-o]*n[y^]), n.; pl. Colonies
(k[o^]l"[-o]*n[i^]z). [L. colonia, fr. colonus farmer, fr.
colere to cultivate, dwell: cf. F. colonie. Cf. Culture.]
1. A company of people transplanted from their mother country
to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to
the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British
colonies in America.
The first settlers of New England were the best of
Englishmen, well educated, devout Christians, and
zealous lovers of liberty. There was never a colony
formed of better materials. --Ames.
2. The district or country colonized; a settlement.
3. a territory subject to the ruling governmental authority
of another country and not a part of the ruling country.
4. A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a
foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris.
5. (Nat. Hist.) A number of animals or plants living or
growing together, beyond their usual range.
6. (Bot.) A cell family or group of common origin, mostly of
unicellular organisms, esp. among the lower alg[ae]. They
may adhere in chains or groups, or be held together by a
7. (Zo["o]l.) A cluster or aggregation of zooids of any
compound animal, as in the corals, hydroids, certain
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
8. (Zo["o]l.) A community of social insects, as ants, bees,
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
9. (Microbiology) a group of microorganisms originating as
the descendents of one individual cell, growing on a
gelled growth medium, as of gelatin or agar; especially,
such a group that has grown to a sufficient number to be
visible to the naked eye.