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colonial

Pronunciation: /kəˈləʊniəl/

Translation of colonial in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • colonial in colonial times durante la colonia, en la época colonial
    Example sentences
    • The chartered companies of northern Europe were eventually unable to keep up with the demands of colonial expansion, territorial rule, and provision of security.
    • The Commonwealth became the regional power, exercising colonial rule in Papua, then in New Guinea and in Nauru.
    • As colonial rule established itself and regions hitherto inaccessible became safe enough for plant collectors to travel in, many new bulb species found their way back to the nurseryman and then the gardener.

noun/nombre

  • 1 (colonist) colono, (masculine, feminine)
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) 2.1[ ciudadano británico que ha vivido y trabajado en una de las ex colonias ] 2.2[ persona oriunda de una de las ex colonias ]

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