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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colonization  \Col`o*ni*za"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  colonisation.] 
  The  act  of  colonizing,  or  the  state  of  being  colonized;  the 
  formation  of  a  colony  or  colonies. 
 
  The  wide  continent  of  America  invited  colonization. 
  --Bancroft. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colonization 
  n  :  the  act  of  colonizing  [syn:  {colonisation},  {settlement}] 




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