colony

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ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander Abydos
British colony in the West Indies Anguilla
nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony Australia , Commonwealth of Australia
parliamentary democracy on the island of Barbados; former British colony; a popular resort area Barbados
group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast; British colony; a popular resort Bermuda , Bermudas
capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia Brisbane
location of a colony of the United Kingdom on a limestone promontory at the southern tip of Spain; strategically important because it can control the entrance of ships into the Mediterranean; one of the Pillars of Hercules Calpe , Gibraltar , Rock of Gibraltar
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631) Captain John Smith , John Smith , Smith
British colony in the Caribbean northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center Cayman Islands
resident of a colony colonial
forming a colony colonial
someone who helps to found a colony coloniser , colonizer
person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country colonist , settler
British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor Crown Colony
bacteria colony or growth for research culture
former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana Demerara
in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; small terrestrial colony-forming ferns of Australasia Doodia , genus Doodia
stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen drone
former Portuguese colony that was annexed by Indonesia in 1976; voted for independence from Indonesia in 1999 and in May 2002 became an independent nation East Timor
English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655) Edward Winslow , Winslow
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