Colonial Definition

kə-lōnē-əl
colonials
adjective
Made up of or having colonies.
Webster's New World
Of the thirteen British colonies that became the U.S., or characteristic of the styles of their period.
Webster's New World
Of or living in a colony or colonies.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the colonial period in the United States.
American Heritage
Characteristic of or having to do with colonialism.
Webster's New World
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noun
colonials
An inhabitant of a colony.
Webster's New World
A house built in any of various styles of the colonial period, typically a square or rectangular dwelling having two stories, a highly symmetrical exterior, and, often, a central hall from which all downstairs rooms extend.
Webster's New World
A house designed in an architectural style reminiscent of the one prevalent in the American colonies just before and during the Revolution.
American Heritage
A colonial is defined as a person who lives or lived in a colony.
An example of a colonial is a man who lived in New York before the Revolutionary War.
YourDictionary
A person from a country that is or was controlled by another.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Colonial

Noun

Singular:
colonial
Plural:
colonials

Origin of Colonial

  • From colony +‎ -al

    From Wiktionary

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