Translation of colonize in Spanish:
- 1.1(country/area)Example sentences1.2 (Botany, Zoology)
establecer una colonia enExample sentences1.3
- Indigenous peoples shared their land with the newcomers and eventually it became more than sharing as the settlers colonized the continent and waged an undeclared war against Indigneous peoples.
- Writer Peter Pierce believes that the fear of being lost in hostile desert or bushland has been deeply etched into the Australian psyche ever since Europeans colonised the southern continent.
- They don't necessarily need to send in troops - they send in men in suits and they colonise the place financially.
- Both grasses often colonize continuous expanses of desert, closing the open spaces that normally separate native desert plants and protect them from fire.
- This season, more than 30,000 birds, belonging to 30 species, have colonised the place.
- In recent decades, it has colonized such far-flung places as Cape Cod, and in 1999 one was captured in New York City's Central Park.
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