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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colonize  \Col"o*nize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Colonized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Colonizing}.]  [Cf.  F.  coloniser.] 
  To  plant  or  establish  a  colony  or  colonies  in  to  people  with 
  colonists;  to  migrate  to  and  settle  in  --Bacon. 
 
  They  that  would  thus  colonize  the  stars  with 
  inhabitants.  --Howell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colonize  \Col"o*nize\,  v.  i. 
  To  remove  to  and  settle  in  a  distant  country;  to  make  a 
  colony.  --C.  Buchanan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colonize 
  v  1:  settle  as  a  colony;  of  countries  in  the  developing  world; 
  "Europeans  colonized  Africa  in  the  17th  century"  [ant:  {decolonize}] 
  2:  settle  as  colonists  or  establish  a  colony  (in):  "The  British 
  colonized  the  East  Coast" 




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