English translation of 'Colonia'
1. (= territorio) colony
las antiguas colonias españolas the former Spanish colonies
2. (= comunidad)
[de personas] community
[de animales, células] colony
la colonia norteamericana en Madrid the American community in Madrid
4. (= campamento) summer camp
irse de colonias to go (off) to summer camp
5. (Mexico) residential suburb ⧫ residential area
Colonia Quintanilla del D.F. the Quintanilla area of the capital
6. (= cinta) silk ribbon
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'Colonia' in Other Languages
British English: colony NOUN
A colony is a country which is controlled by a more powerful country.
…in France's former North African colonies.
Translation of Colonia from the Collins Spanish to English Dictionary