Definition of Colony


  • (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
  • a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
  • a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated
    "a nudist colony"
    "an artists' colony"
  • one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
  • a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together
  • 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
    "the American colony in Paris"
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Unscramble colony

34 unscramble word found using the letters colony.

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