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synonyms for colony

  • outpost
  • protectorate
  • province
  • territory
  • antecedents
  • clearing
  • dependency
  • dominion
  • mandate
  • offshoot
  • possession
  • satellite
  • settlement
  • swarm
  • new land
  • subject state
See also synonyms for: colonies
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They believe it could explain how mole-rat colonies are able to organize and sustain themselves.
LIKE HUMANS, NAKED MOLE-RATS HAVE REGIONAL ACCENTSRAHUL RAOFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So, queens may somehow control the “voice” with which her colony speaks.
UNIQUE DIALECTS HELP NAKED MOLE-RATS TELL FRIENDS FROM FOESJONATHAN LAMBERTFEBRUARY 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She saw my rigor in writing all my methods down, detailing which colonies had been picked, each with individual genetic signatures—and each one needing to be cultured, PCR’d, and genotyped.
“SHE SAW SOMETHING IN ME”KATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This tribute forced five Canarian families to be relocated to the American colonies in exchange for every ton of goods those colonies shipped back to Spain.
THESE ORANGES ARE FOR A LOT MORE THAN JUICINGBY CARLOS C. OLAECHEA/SAVEURFEBRUARY 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He’d parked his colonies on a farm three hours north of San Francisco in January.
BEE THEFT IS ALMOST A PERFECT CRIME—BUT THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWNANDREW ZALESKIFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If we ever start an extraterrestrial colony on Mars, we’ll need water for a host of essential services, and most obviously for something to drink.
THESE MIGHT BE THE BEST PLACES FOR FUTURE MARS COLONISTS TO LOOK FOR ICENEEL PATELFEBRUARY 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Multiple laboratory populations produced new litters around the same time, allowing the researchers to switch three youngsters to new colonies.
NAKED MOLE-RAT COLONIES SPEAK WITH UNIQUE DIALECTSJONATHAN LAMBERTJANUARY 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Setting foot on the moon and establishing a lunar colony might be a statement of national power, but securing a share of such a highly lucrative business is perhaps even more important to the country’s future.
CHINA’S SURGING PRIVATE SPACE INDUSTRY IS OUT TO CHALLENGE THE USNEEL PATELJANUARY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The link between Plymouth’s experiences and America’s political culture began with William Bradford, the most prominent politician in the colony’s first decade.
HOW AMERICA KEEPS ADAPTING THE STORY OF THE PILGRIMS AT PLYMOUTH TO MATCH THE STORY WE NEED TO TELLPETER C. MANCALLDECEMBER 17, 2020TIME
Ambitious as could be, Peale became the Colony’s most famous portrait painter.
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WORDS RELATED TO COLONY

  • associations
  • body politics
  • centers
  • colonies
  • commonalities
  • commonwealths
  • companies
  • districts
  • general publics
  • hamlets
  • localities
  • nations
  • neck of the woods
  • neighborhoods
  • people
  • populaces
  • publics
  • residents
  • societies
  • states
  • stomping grounds
  • territories
  • turfs
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