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synonyms for colonial

  • crude
  • dependent
  • dominion
  • emigrant
  • frontier
  • immigrant
  • pilgrim
  • pioneer
  • primitive
  • provincial
  • puritan
  • territorial
  • wild
  • early American
  • new
  • outland
  • prerevolutionary
  • transplanted
  • uncultured
  • unsettled
  • unsophisticated
See also synonyms for: colonials

antonyms for colonial

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  • gentle
  • modern
  • sophisticated
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How to use colonial in a sentence

When the disease-related deaths of millions of Indigenous people in the Americas led to labor shortages that jeopardized the colonial project, Spaniards imported nearly 200,000 people from West Africa to all parts of the colony.
THE PROBLEM OF ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM IN MEXICO TODAY IS ROOTED IN HISTORYJAYSON PORTERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Efforts by the British Empire to conduct a smallpox vaccination program in India made less progress, due in large part to mistrust by the locals of the colonial government.
SMALLPOX USED TO KILL MILLIONS OF PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. HERE’S HOW HUMANS BEAT IT.KELSEY PIPERFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
Sometimes they protected colonial interests in the West Indies with governors of Caribbean islands paying them to attack Spanish treasure ships.
THE BUCCANEERS EMBODY TAMPA’S LOVE OF PIRATES. IS THAT A PROBLEM?JAMIE GOODALLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Indigenous geographer Deondre Smiles, a postdoctoral scholar at Ohio State, recently warned about the dangers of bringing a colonial mentality to exploring space in an article in the journal Society & Space.
CAN ASTRONAUT THINKING HEAL AMERICA AT LAST?LESLIE DELA VEGAJANUARY 28, 2021OZY
Railways in Nigeria dates back to the 19th century when the first railroad was constructed in 1898 under British colonial rule before the modern country was created in 1914.
NIGERIA’S AMBITIOUS CHINESE-BUILT RAIL PROJECT IS KEEN TO AVOID A FAMILIAR PROBLEMPAUL ADEPOJUJANUARY 19, 2021QUARTZ
Stuffed with gorgeous colonial architecture, the city is known as a departure point for renting a car and driving off to explore Argentina’s northwestern wildernesses.
YOUR GUIDE FOR WHEN TRAVEL RETURNSDANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 27, 2020OZY
In colonial America the classics were braided into everyday life.
NOBLE VIRTUES, BAD HISTORY: HOW GREECE AND ROME INFLUENCED AMERICA’S FOUNDERSCHARLES KINGNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In our paper on Nigeria’s colonial history, we apply a different lens.
HOW THE COLONIAL ENTERPRISE HARD-WIRED VIOLENCE INTO NIGERIA’S GOVERNANCEBENJAMIN MAIANGWAOCTOBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
British colonial subjects were not treated equally to one another, either, and it may prove impossible to fully account for everyone’s interests.
WHAT THE UK OWES IN REPARATIONSHASIT SHAHOCTOBER 6, 2020QUARTZ
The words, taken out of Naij’s 2008 documentary, A History of Nigeria, which examines the origins of the country’s colonial past and subsequent independence, through to its post-colonial era into the millennium.
AT 60, NIGERIA IS STILL A COUNTRY OF THE FUTURECMURRAYOCTOBER 1, 2020ESSENCE.COM
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  • hawkish
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