Definitions of colony
n. - A company of people transplanted from their mother country to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British colonies in America. 2
n. - The district or country colonized; a settlement. 2
n. - A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris. 2
n. - A number of animals or plants living or growing together, beyond their usual range. 2
n. - A cell family or group of common origin, mostly of unicellular organisms, esp. among the lower algae. They may adhere in chains or groups, or be held together by a gelatinous envelope. 2
n. - A cluster or aggregation of zooids of any compound animal, as in the corals, hydroids, certain tunicates, etc. 2
n. - A community of social insects, as ants, bees, etc. 2
The word "colony" uses 6 letters: C L N O O Y.
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