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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLONIAL

It was a colonial mansion, sitting austerely back in a square yard.

We have already glanced at various phases of colonial individualism.

Fully 30,000 troops are said to have been gathered for the attack upon the Colonial troops.

Bitter wars have been fought in Europe for colonial 160 supremacy in other continents.

Apart from that, the new-chum is the incarnate comedy of colonial life.

To colonial eyes, however, it seems all that could be desired.

They then landed to select a location for their colonial village.

That was two or three days ago, and I've been watchin' the 'Colonial' since.

When the time came to think of his career England was in straits about her colonial empire.

He was virtually quoting from the Colonial Officer's Manual.

WORD ORIGIN

1756, from Latin colonia (see colony) + -al (1), or directly from colony on model of baronoinal. Meaning "from or characteristic of America during colonial times" is from 1776. The noun meaning "inhabitant of a colony" is recorded from 1865.

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