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colony

US [ˈkɑləni]
UK [ˈkɒləni]
  • n.群;殖民地;殖民地定居者群体
  • Web菌落;侨居地;侨民
Plural Form:colonies  
colony
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n.
1.
[c]
殖民地a country or an area that is governed by people from another, more powerful, country
former British colonies
前英国殖民地
2.
[singspv]
殖民地定居者群体a group of people who go to live permanently in a colony
3.
[cspv]
(来自同一地方,职业或兴趣相同的)聚居人群a group of people from the same place or with the same work or interests who live in a particular city or country or who live together
the American colony in Paris
聚居巴黎的美国侨民
an artists' colony
聚居的艺术家
4.
[c]
(雇主或机构设立的)职工城,职工居住区a small town set up by an employer or an organization for its workers
5.
[cspv]
(同地生长的植物或动物)群体,集落,群a group of plants or animals that live together or grow in the same place
a colony of ants
蚁群
a bird colony
鸟群

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