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precolonial Line breaks: pre|co¦lo¦nial
Pronunciation: /priːkəˈləʊnɪəl/

Definition of precolonial in English:


Occurring or existing before the beginning of colonial rule: the two main kingdoms that flourished in precolonial times
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  • They say the land belonged to them in pre-colonial times.
  • He was joined by a group of fishermen from Asere, the core Ga settlement in pre-colonial Accra.
  • Many rebels were hoping to restore a pre-colonial social order.
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