Definition of uncolonized in English:

Share this entry

uncolonized

Pronunciation: /ənˈkäləˌnīzd/

adjective

(Of a place) not yet colonized.
Example sentences
  • But many of the former English-speaking colonies are now better off than the mother country, while uncolonized Ethiopia and Nepal remain poor.
  • Other writers in this collection find imperial pressure on all the states of Asia, including uncolonized China, to be quite significant.
  • Studies have suggested that prairie dog colonies have higher avian densities and are more species rich than uncolonized areas.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·col·o·nized

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.