Colonial meaning

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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.

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Living in, consisting of, or forming a colony.

Colonial organisms.

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Of or living in a colony or colonies.
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Of, relating to, possessing, or inhabiting a colony or colonies.
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The definition of colonial is related to the 13 original colonies, or characteristic of the styles of this period in history.

An example of something colonial is a village that depicts life at the time of the 13 colonies.

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Of, relating to, or being a style of architecture and furniture prevalent in the American colonies just before and during the Revolution.
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Of the thirteen British colonies that became the U.S., or characteristic of the styles of their period.
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Made up of or having colonies.
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Characteristic of or having to do with colonialism.
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An inhabitant of a colony.
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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.
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Of, relating to, possessing, or inhabiting a colony or colonies.
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Living in, consisting of, or forming a colony.

Colonial organisms.

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Of or pertaining to a colony.
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Of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony.
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(US) Of or relating to the original Thirteen Colonies of the USA.
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(US) Of or relating to the style of architecture prevalent at about the time of the Revolution.
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A person from a country that is or was controlled by another.
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(US) A house that is built in a style reminiscent of the period of the colonization of New England.
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An inhabitant of a colony.
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A house designed in an architectural style reminiscent of the one prevalent in the American colonies just before and during the Revolution.
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Origin of colonial

  • From colony +‎ -al

    From Wiktionary