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synonyms for colonies

  • outpost
  • protectorate
  • province
  • territory
  • antecedents
  • clearing
  • dependency
  • dominion
  • mandate
  • offshoot
  • possession
  • satellite
  • settlement
  • swarm
  • new land
  • subject state
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Congress declared the authority of England over the thirteen colonies abolished.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Its culture in these kingdoms as well as by their colonies brought to the crown enormous revenues.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Their boasted successes, the crowding of colonies, schemes of settlement and development,—all were disagreeable and irritating.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They are all transported to the English colonies, where, at the expiration of ten years, they are supposed to be set at liberty.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The colonies claim, he said, "the privilege of all British subjects of being taxed only with their own consent."
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
From this point of view, the superiority of the continental over the insular colonies was not to be doubted.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
But the colonies have an interest distinct from the interest of the nation; and shall the Parliament be at once party and judge?
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
War declared in Boston against the Dutch; the first declaration of war in the colonies.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He had heard it hinted that allowing the colonies representation in Parliament would be a simple plan for making taxes legal.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
This was the more reasonable since Opposition had perhaps been right after all, so far as the colonies were concerned.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
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