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They believe it could explain how mole-rat colonies are able to organize and sustain themselves.

So, queens may somehow control the “voice” with which her colony speaks.

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.

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.

He’d parked his colonies on a farm three hours north of San Francisco in January.

Krivov was sentenced to serve four years at a general regime penal colony for his fight for freedom and human rights.

Historically, the Puritans banned Christmas from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1659.

He was born in the country, which was a British colony called Northern Rhodesia at the time, but his parents were not.

I still think of America,” she once told an interviewer, “as a colony of Europe.

And by the way, if we really are just a colony of Europe, where did the rock and roll she professed to love so much come from?

The Majesty on high has a colony and a people on earth, which otherwise is under the supremacy of the Evil One.

Hamo in alluding to the early cultivation of tobacco by the colony, says, that John Rolfe was the pioneer tobacco planter.

This was in 1616, when the colony numbered only three hundred and fifty-one persons.

Soon after that, I wrote you in regard to the condition in which we found this infant Church and Colony.

William Penn, published in England his frame of government for the colony of Pennsylvania.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to colony, such as: outpost, protectorate, province, territory, antecedent(s), and clearing.

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