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colony

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1 a settlement in a new country or region
  • the early history of New York City when it was a Dutch colony

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2 a group of people with a common interest living in one place
  • New Hampshire's MacDowell colony was founded as a summer residence for writers and composers

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The first known use of colony was in the 14th century

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“Colony.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/colony. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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