of or pertaining to the period following a state of colonialism.

1930–35; post- + colonial Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Today, as in many postcolonial nations around the world, there is a resurgence of interest in indigenous culture and music.
Those who take postcolonial thinking as normative sometimes forget that not everyone shares their framework.
The look of the entire postcolonial world is in the throes of change.
The literary magician conjured up a new, postcolonial landscape.
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