Colonias



[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.

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    [koh-lon-ik, kuh-] /koʊˈlɒn ɪk, kə-/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. of or relating to the . noun 2. an enema. /kəˈlɒnɪk/ adjective 1. noun 2. (med) irrigation of the colon by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colon: a high colonic adj. 1906, from colon (n.2) + adjectival ending -ic.

  • Colonics

    [koh-lon-ik, kuh-] /koʊˈlɒn ɪk, kə-/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. of or relating to the . noun 2. an enema. /kəˈlɒnɪk/ adjective 1. noun 2. (med) irrigation of the colon by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colon: a high colonic adj. 1906, from colon (n.2) + adjectival ending -ic.



  • Colonise

    [kol-uh-nahyz] /ˈkɒl əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), colonized, colonizing. 1. to establish a in; settle: England colonized Australia. 2. to form a colony of: to colonize laborers in a mining region. verb (used without object), colonized, colonizing. 3. to form a colony: They went out to Australia to colonize. 4. to settle in a colony. […]

  • Colonised

    [kol-uh-nahyz] /ˈkɒl əˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), colonized, colonizing. 1. to establish a in; settle: England colonized Australia. 2. to form a colony of: to colonize laborers in a mining region. verb (used without object), colonized, colonizing. 3. to form a colony: They went out to Australia to colonize. 4. to settle in a colony. […]



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