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Detailed Translations for colony from English to German


colony [the ~] noun

  1. the colony (settlement)
    der Standort; die Niederlassung; die Siedlung; die Errichtung; die Ansiedlung; die Gründung

Translation Matrix for colony:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Ansiedlung colony; settlement settlement
Errichtung colony; settlement building; composition; construction; edifice; establishment; foundation; founding; installation; lot; premises; structure
Gründung colony; settlement establishment; foundation; founding; installation
Niederlassung colony; settlement establishment; settlement; subsidiary; taking up residence
Siedlung colony; settlement settlement
Standort colony; settlement aspect; growth place; lay-out; location; place; position; post; site; situation; standing-place; station
- dependency; settlement
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- province

Related Words for "colony":

  • colonies

Synonyms for "colony":

  • settlement; body
  • animal group
  • Colony; geographical area; geographic area; geographical region; geographic region
  • dependency

Related Definitions for "colony":

  1. a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together1
  2. (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell1
  3. a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government1
    • the American colony in Paris1
  4. a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country1
  5. a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated1
    • a nudist colony1
    • an artists' colony1

Wiktionary Translations for colony:

  1. region or governmental unit
  2. group of organisms
  1. Zoologie: Insektenstaat
  2. Politik, Geschichte: auswärtiges, unselbständiges Gebiet eines Staates ohne eigene politische und wirtschaftliche Macht, das oft auch wirtschaftlich ausgebeutet wird

Cross Translation:
colony Kolonie; Ansiedelei; Ansiedlung coloniepopulation installée loin de son lieu d'origine pour y prospérer, et qui maintient des liens privilégiés avec la métropole.

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