colonized
colonized colonized adj. 1. inhabited by people who were born in or retain strong ties to another country.

Syn: settled. [WordNet 1.5]

2. politically ruled by citizens of another country. [PJC]

3. having a population (of animals or plants) which moved in from another territory.

Syn: colonized. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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