Translation of colony in Spanish:


colonia, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑləni//ˈkɒləni/


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    colonia feminine
    the (thirteen) Colonies las trece colonias
    • It was also faced with the task of repatriating some three million homecoming troops, and another three million civilians from colonies and occupied territories to Japan.
    • In the colonies American newspapers merged some of these terms with a careful classification of both racial differences and racial mixing.
    • A number of tables and graphs purport to show the great improvements which the British brought to the colonies.
    • Little wonder that many women were reluctant to migrate to the colonies, just as some of their 19th century descendants resisted moving westward.
    • Spanish, English, and French troops were soon battling one another for control of the colony.
    • The pace of political reform in the colony was sharply accelerated following a wave of disturbances precipitated by a rally of ex-soldiers in Accra in February 1948.
    • The attempt of the restored Spanish monarchy to regain control of her colonies by military force failed.
    • The stamp showed a world map with the colonies and islands of the British Empire highlighted in red.
    • It was at this time that England was seeking to populate the colonies and Ireland's trouble gave them an opportunity to do so.
    • To all intents and purposes, Britain has assumed de facto control of the government of its former colony.
    • It was his angriest novel, an 844-page expose of the London society he returned to after a spell in the colonies.
    • The loss of the colonies in America deprived the government of a major source of income, and his troops mutinied.
    • By the mid-century much of the trade between the colonies was being carried in foreign ships, and largely to the benefit of foreign merchants.
    • After the second world war Britain trawled the colonies, mostly for workers to do low-paid jobs.
    • Long before he advocated formal independence he was teaching both Americans and their imperial masters that the attempt to rule the colonies from Britain was a folly.
    • At the outbreak of the fighting in North America it was widely expected that the colonies should be able to bear the brunt of it.
    • The issue of military service as a requirement rather than an option has been around since the colonies were fighting for their independence from Great Britain.
    • This occurred when practicing Anglicans were left behind in America as the British vacated the colonies, taking their priests with them.
    • While most of the captives were eventually ransomed, the raid stood as a clear reminder to all the colonies and to Britain as well of how dangerous was frontier life.
    • The war petered out, and the colonies gained their collective independence.
    • Beagles arrived in the United States before the colonies had become united.
    • In the 17th century the colonies were seen in Britain as receptacles for a surplus population.
    • The event, known as the Boston Tea Party, led to a series of British punitive measures which propelled the colonies towards war.
    • Paine's articles during this period were often critical of British policy towards the colonies, but he did not yet advocate independence.
    • King George wanted to forcefully impose British mercantilism on the colonies.
    • After all, the English have harbored equally ambivalent feelings ever since the 13 colonies became a nation.
    • In fact, according to Sharp, colonial organizations had largely taken over control from the British in most of the colonies before a shot was fired.
    • The British Iron Act of 1750 prohibited steel manufacture in the colonies.
    • By 1774, Virginia was taking the lead as the colonies began to organize and formulate a unified response to British rule.
    • While Lisbon withdrew from Brazil in the mid-19th century, it continued to occupy its African colonies into the 1970s.
    • They lack the moral grit that sent so much of the flower of Oxbridge out to the colonies during the heyday of the British Empire.
    • In 1947 Britain lost control of India, the colony that British prime minister Disraeli had once called the ‘jewel in the crown of England’.
    • In 1787, delegates of the colonies adopted the United States Constitution.
    • He then fought with the British against the colonies in the American Revolution, catching the eye of General George Washington.
    • And I don't think I need to spell out to you how easy it was for the British to transport that notion to the colonies.
    • Britain obtained German colonies and full command of the European seas.
    • The practice persisted in the United States even after the colonies declared their independence.
    • This famous hotel dates back to 1891, when the British frequented it en route to the colonies, and it retains an air of the grandeur of those days.
    • One of the poorest sixteen countries in the world, this former Portuguese colony has few natural resources to provide an acceptable living standard to its population.
    • The collection includes many objects from the colonies that celebrate the greatness of the British Empire.
    • Without the navy they couldn't control their colonies, thus losing them to other world powers.
    • Let us consider the two countries that the United States did occupy as colonies in the 20th century, Haiti and the Philippines.
    • It controlled colonies from Spain to Turkey, from the Alps to the Sahara.
    • This is the first modern study to look at drinking establishments in all the British mainland colonies instead of one city or colony.
    • The Seven Years War brought momentous British successes in the colonies and in Europe.
    • The migration of religious sects to America made the colonies a natural breeding ground for religious freedom, but only up to a point.
    • After Portugal abandoned East Timor in 1975, Indonesia invaded and occupied the colony until rejected by the East Timorese voters in 1999.
    • They took, and kept, control of the colony - a truly astonishing achievement at the time.
    • Imperial self-assertion required first of all that Italy seize full control of the colonies it already possessed.
    • In the past generation a group of scholars has recast the history of the mainland colonies of British North America.
    • Canberra used the conflict to seize control of German colonies, in particular German New Guinea, the Solomons and other islands.
    • While one of the main priorities of the colonies in the Americas was profit, the importance of Ireland was more strategic.
    • Korea was made a Japanese protectorate in 1905 and turned into a full colony of the growing Japanese empire in 1910.
    • When the British took formal control of the colony, the Dutch populace, about 8,000 people, struggled to retain their cultural identity.
    • There was a single vision that united those who transformed thirteen British colonies into the United States of America.
    • Yet scandal in the colonies was also enacted on the global stage of British imperialism.
    • After losing this conflict, France relinquished to England control of its colonies, through the Treaty of Paris.
    • In the colonies, customs are even more difficult to define clearly.
    • The goal in this is not to kill the people of South Carolina - after this war is over and Britain victorious, we must continue commerce with the colonies.
    • I'm beginning to forget what's so bad about British rule in the colonies.
    • Caesar, Augustus and their successors sought to ensure a steady supply of peasant soldiers for the legions by settling veterans in colonies outside Italy.
    • When the first English colonists settled in America, the colonies looked pretty much like England, too.
    • But those who came to the colonies to better themselves wanted to show off their success in the old ways.
    • Exile him to the colonies or the continent instead.
    • German success in Europe in 1940 had orphaned French and Dutch colonies in the region and they became the focus of Japanese attention.
    • The territories thus depopulated were then occupied by well organized colonies from Germany.
    • The first and largest Irish colony in London could be found in St Giles in the Fields.
    • As the colony settled down and developed, Clendinnen says, newer generations on both sides may have supposed Aboriginal life was always as it became in the early nineteenth century.
    • Froude invites his readers on a luxurious journey through the clubs, gardens, terraces, and mansions of colonial outposts and white settler colonies.
    • There was an important Italian colony in London, mostly of Florentines and Lucchese, dealing in silk and silk fabrics.
    • The accepted strategy of establishing colonies and controlling a lucrative trade to and from them never really worked for the Dutch in the Atlantic, at least not for long.
    • Ambitious space experts and political leaders planned lunar colonies, space stations and Mars expeditions.
    • He mobilized the elite of the American colony in Paris into a volunteer committee, whose first task was to help stranded tourists obtain money.
    • The historical comparison with other colonies of settlement provides only partial insight into its history.
    • The German empire was formed by the land-based expansion of Prussia; colonies were primarily settlements within Europe.
    • About 11 colonies of the plant are found in two locations in the northern area of the city of Scotts Valley, along with other locally rare plant species.
    • More specifically, there is a whole colony of mice living under the floorboards in my bedroom.
    • The agency has now submitted new evidence from other European countries which have successfully set up beaver colonies.
    • The cells from random spore colonies were examined microscopically.
    • Thought to be extinct, a last colony of 18 animals was discovered in Wyoming in 1981, and now there are some 1,600 in the West.
    • On their breeding grounds, they nest close to penguin colonies where they feed on the eggs and the young.
    • Nests are located on the open ground, in small colonies, typically close to the water.
    • These colonies were grown overnight in liquid culture before DNA was prepared.
    • The queen bee eats the workers' eggs to retain her control over the colony.
    • Our models cover the process of forming a colony from a single cell.
    • The island holds an important breeding population of grey seals and is also of ornithological interest for its colonies of breeding sea birds.
    • As time passes, more trees grow in the areas cleared by the ants, and the ant colony expands to occupy them.
    • One of his biggest successes has been helping to establish a new colony of flamingoes at Auckland Zoo.
    • Antibiotic resistant strains develop when successive colonies of a bacterium grow in a medium where small amounts of antibiotic are evident.
    • Human beings suffered terribly, as did songbird populations, old-growth forests, fur seal colonies, and fragile watersheds.
    • All you have to do is dive near any large seal colony and let the animals' natural curiosity and playfulness do the rest.
    • The colony's previous population of some 4,000 iguanas had plunged to about 1,500.
    • They can culture and maintain colonies of the stem cells.
    • Prairie dog support groups are trying to relocate whole colonies of the animals to get them away from hunters and out of the path of development, but it's a slow process.
    • Mountain beavers live in small colonies, occupying areas with plentiful green vegetation and cover.
    • Although not often perceived as an endangered plant, juniper colonies right across Britain are in massive decline.
    • Gradually, these grounded bats formed a captive colony that occupied a room in French's house for more than eight years.
    • We tested this by restreaking cells from colonies grown for 15-96 hours.
    • By growing a human stem cell colony from a single cell, researchers are one step closer to deriving a homogenous population of cells of a particular type.
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    colonia feminine
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    colonia feminine