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    Definition:
    Colon - (n.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the caecum to the rectum. [See Illust of Digestion.]
    Colon - (n.) A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.
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    Colonel - (n.) The chief officer of a regiment; an officer ranking next above a lieutenant colonel and next below a brigadier general.
    Colonelcy - (n.) The office, rank, or commission of a colonel.
    Colonelship - (n.) Colonelcy.
    Coloner - (n.) A colonist.
    Colonial - (a.) Of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars.
    Colonical - (a.) Of or pertaining to husbandmen.
    Colonist - (n.) A member or inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonitis - (n.) See Colitis.
    Colonization - (n.) The act of colonizing, or the state of being colonized; the formation of a colony or colonies.
    Colonizationist - (n.) A friend to colonization, esp. (U. S. Hist) to the colonization of Africa by emigrants from the colored population of the United States.
    Colonized - (imp. & p. p.) of Colonize
    Colonizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Colonize
    Colonize - (v. t.) To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.
    Colonize - (v. i.) To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.
    Colonizer - (n.) One who promotes or establishes a colony; a colonist.
    Colonnade - (n.) A series or range of columns placed at regular intervals with all the adjuncts, as entablature, stylobate, roof, etc.
    Colonies - (pl. ) of Colony
    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.
    Colony - (n.) The district or country colonized; a settlement.
    Colony - (n.) A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris.
    Colony - (n.) A number of animals or plants living or growing together, beyond their usual range.
    Intercolonial - (a.) Between or among colonies; pertaining to the intercourse or mutual relations of colonies; as, intercolonial trade.
    Mesocolon - (n.) The fold of peritoneum, or mesentery, attached to the colon.
    Recolonization - (n.) A second or renewed colonization.
    Recolonize - (v. t.) To colonize again.
    Semicolon - (n.) The punctuation mark [;] indicating a separation between parts or members of a sentence more distinct than that marked by a comma.
    Tetracolon - (n.) A stanza or division in lyric poetry, consisting of four verses or lines.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Colon - n. Punctuation mark (:), used esp. To mark illustration or antithesis. [greek, = clause]
    Colon - n. Lower and greater part of the large intestine. [latin from greek]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Colonel - n. Army officer in command of a regiment, ranking next below brigadier. colonelcy n. (pl. -ies). [italian colonnello: related to *column]
    Colonial - adj. 1 of a colony or colonies. 2 of colonialism. n. Inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonialism - n. 1 policy of acquiring or maintaining colonies. 2 derog. Exploitation of colonies. colonialist n. & adj.
    Colonist - n. Settler in or inhabitant of a colony.
    Colonize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 establish a colony in. 2 join a colony. colonization n.
    Colonnade - n. Row of columns, esp. Supporting an entablature or roof. colonnaded adj. [french: related to *column]
    Colony - n. (pl. -ies) 1 a settlement or settlers in a new country, fully or partly subject to the mother country. B their territory. 2 a people of one nationality, occupation, etc., esp. Forming a community in a city. B separate or segregated group (nudist colony). 3 group of animals, plants, etc., living close together. [latin colonia farm]
    Crown colony - n. British colony controlled by the crown.
    Lieutenant colonel - n. (also lieutenant commander or general) officers ranking next below colonel, commander, or general.
    Semicolon - n. Punctuation mark (;) of intermediate value between a comma and full stop.

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