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[しょく()·みん()·()]
shokuminchi
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[しょく()·みん()·()]
shokuminchi

Root Words:

[しょく()·みん() + ()]
shokumin + chi

English Meaning(s) for 植民地

noun
  1. colony
  2. (immigrant) community (in Brazilian Japanese)

Definition and Synonyms for 植民地

Settlement a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland
Synonyms: コロニア, コロニー, 入植地, 居留地, 植民, 植民地, 租界
Dependency a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
Synonyms: コロニー, 付庸, 属国, 属領, 従属国, 植民地
Colony one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
Synonyms: コロニー, 植民地
Settlement inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
Synonyms: コロニア, コロニー, 入植地, 居留地, 植民, 植民地, 租界

Meanings for each kanji in 植民地

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Categories 植民地 is a member of

Body a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
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Geographical Region a demarcated area of the Earth
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Sample Sentences for 植民地

The colony declared independence and become a republic.
The English established colonies in America in 1609.
The colony has not declared independence as yet.
He dates the custom from the colonial days.
A part of the country was at one time a French settlement.

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