an elderly, pompous British reactionary, especially an army officer or government official.
[kur-nl-see] /ˈkɜr nl si/ noun 1. the rank, position, or status of a . [kur-nl] /ˈkɜr nl/ noun 1. an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking between and brigadier general: corresponding to a captain in the U.S. Navy. 2. a commissioned officer of similar rank in the armed forces of […]
[kur-nl-see] /ˈkɜr nl si/ noun 1. the rank, position, or status of a .
[kuh-loh-nuh s] /kəˈloʊ nəs/ noun, plural coloni [kuh-loh-nahy, -nee] /kəˈloʊ naɪ, -ni/ (Show IPA) 1. a serf in the latter period of the Roman Empire or in the early feudal period.
[kuh-loh-nee-uh, -lohn-yuh; Spanish kaw-law-nyah] /kəˈloʊ ni ə, -ˈloʊn yə; Spanish kɔˈlɔ nyɑ/ noun, plural colonias [kuh-loh-nee-uh z, -lohn-yuh z; Spanish kaw-law-nyahs] /kəˈloʊ ni əz, -ˈloʊn yəz; Spanish kɔˈlɔ nyɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. (in the southwestern U.S.) a city neighborhood or a rural settlement inhabited predominantly by Mexicans or Mexican Americans.