colonia[kə lôn′yə; Sp kō̂ lō̂′nyä]
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- in Mexico, a neighborhood, district, or suburb of a city
- in the southwestern U.S., a rural settlement or part of a city whose residents are mainly Mexican and Mexican-American
Origin: Mexican Spanish
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