Synonyms of 'colony'
the territory occupied by such a settlementCyprus, a former British colony, gained independence in 1960.
a Muslim settlement
They deny that any of their territory is under rebel control.
the Algarve, Portugal's southernmost province
All of these countries were once French possessions.
a tiny European dependency
The Republic is a dominion of the Brazilian people.
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in the sense of dependency
a territory subject to a state on which it does not bordera tiny European dependency
in the sense of dominion
(formerly) a self-governing division of the British EmpireThe Republic is a dominion of the Brazilian people.
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