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Synonyms for colonies

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  1. List of paraphrases for "colonies":

    settlements, colony, settlement, patches, colonial, hives, clumps

How to pronounce colonies?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4075settlement
#4980patches
#7506colonial
#9598colony
#11310settlements
#14276colonies
#27522hives
#47812clumps

How to use colonies in a sentence?

  1. Elon Musk:

    Mars is the next natural step. In fact, it’s the only planet we have a shot at establishing a self-sustaining city on, once we do establish such a city, there will be strong forcing function for the improvement of space flight technology that will then enable us to establish colonies elsewhere in the solar system and ultimately extend beyond our solar system.

  2. Sven Spichiger:

    We know from the literature that a small percentage of these will go on to form colonies next year, should they have been given the chance to escape.

  3. Elizabeth II:

    We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.

  4. Rockefeller University:

    We had to convince the colonies to accept the mutants. If the conditions weren’t right, the worker ants would stop caring for larvae and destroy them, once the ants successfully made it to the adult phase, we noticed a shift in their behavior almost immediately.

  5. Lidija McKnight:

    There are lessons to be learned about what ancient Egypt was like. From the mummies we can presume that Egypt might have been greener. For example, there would have been water sources that attracted large colonies of the sacred ibis -- one of the most mummified birds.


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