Examples of colonist in a Sentence
British colonists settled the area in the 18th century.
over time the colonists began to sense that they were becoming a people unto themselves
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The lesson asks the students to answer questions in the perspective of a colonist.
The successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket marked a big step toward developing the technology needed to transport colonists to Mars, though the strategy for keeping them and deep-space astronauts fed remains a work in progress.
The findings, reported in June in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offer hope to future human space colonists who will not only need to live in space, but create new life there as well.
Scott's latest spends its first hour setting up a familiar battle between human colonists and angry xenomorphs, after the former decide to investigate a mysterious distress signal from a nearby planet.
Not all of the English colonists settled in as comfortably as the Cary-Elwes family, especially when disaster struck the area’s citrus growers in the form of the twin freezes of 1894-1895, often called the Great Freeze.
The roots of Pancake Tuesday can be traced back to Europe, a tradition transplanted by the European colonists.
Last year’s champions, Portela, on Monday portrayed the story of Jews who fled persecution in Europe for Brazil, only to then face discrimination from Portuguese colonists.
The first ball, parade Mobile colonists are credited with forming the first mystic society, a Mardi Gras organization, and holding the first masked ball in 1704.
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COLONIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of colonist for English Language Learners
: a person who lives in a colony
: a person who helps to create a colony
COLONIST Defined for Kids
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