Colony (disambiguation)

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Colony (from Latin colonia 'land') stands for:

  • Colony , an area dependent on a state (a colonial power)
  • Colony (biology) , an association of living things of the same species
  • an occupied residential area as a result of migration, see land grab
  • a system for residential purposes, see settlement (urban development)
  • a group of allotments, usually grouped under the umbrella of an association, see allotment gardens
  • Workers' Colony , a social facility for homeless migrant workers
  • Commercial colony , areas that are managed independently by commercial companies or private individuals
  • Artists' colony , a living and working community of artists
  • Villa colony , a 19th century urban planning concept
  • Colliery colony , common name in the Ruhr area for a miners' settlement

geographical objects:

See also:

Wiktionary: Colony  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations