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col•o•nize



Pronunciation: (kol'u-nīz"), [key]
v., -nized, -niz•ing.


v.t.
1. to establish a colony in; settle: England colonized Australia.
2. to form a colony of: to colonize laborers in a mining region.

v.i.
1. to form a colony: They went out to Australia to colonize.
2. to settle in a colony. Also, esp. Brit.,col'o•nise".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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