Sentence Examples


  • The Portuguese were the first Europeans to colonize any part of the archipelago.
  • He was to explore and colonize, while the other vessel traded, to pay for the expedition.
  • He not only obtained for his government an advantageous treaty, but secured for himself a grant of a district which he proceeded to colonize and cultivate.
  • In Connecticut the Susquehanna Land Company was formed in 1753 to colonize the valley, and the Delaware Land Company was formed in 1754 for the region immediately W.
  • In June 1595 Mendana sailed from the coast of Peru in command of a second expedition to colonize the Solomon Islands.