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[しょく()·みん() + ()]
shokumin + chi

English Meaning(s) for 植民地

  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

» plant
» people; nation; subjects
» ground; earth

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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Stroke Order Diagrams for 植民地

Sample Sentences for 植民地

Britain established many colonies.
The colony declared independence.
France used to have many colonies in Africa.
The colony declared independence and become a republic.
At one time Nigeria was a British colony.

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