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adjective as in inhabited

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The outdoor gardens represent what the American landscape looked like before it was colonized.

If we don’t take care of what’s inside of us, the colonized world teaches us to become aggressive and hurt our own people.

Restaurants shut down dining rooms but shift out into the street, colonizing curbside parking for “streateries” and expanding into the digital realm through multiple delivery platforms.

They determined that random fluctuations in the rates at which the two bacterial species colonized the worms led to sizable differences in the worms’ fully assembled microbiomes.

The enormous cost of lifting material into space means that any serious effort to colonize the solar system will require us to rely on resources beyond our atmosphere.

In this historically loaded setting, Agbodjélou reclaims control for the colonized ‘other’ in the form of a masked female gaze.

For 300 years, Europeans and Americans colonized much of Africa and enslaved millions of its people.

Koreans have long chafed that the body of water is named after Japan, which colonized Korea in the early 20th century.

We were colonized by the English language, and in turn, colonized it.

They seek to live in harmony with the new planet they have colonized.

When the Penns colonized Pennsylvania, they claimed the 39th degree parallel as their southern boundary.

It was the next year colonized, and planted with the Cyprian vine and sugar cane of Sicily.

They had settled in the country, colonized it, and cleared it; in a word, they ended by regarding it as a new country.

The reason for this is that it was the Spaniards who colonized South America in the sixteenth century.

It was with very different plans and principles that North America was colonized.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to colonized, such as: developed, owned, populated, populous, settled, and peopled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.