Colonial or The Colonial may refer to:

  • Colonial, of, relating to, or characteristic of a colony
  • Colonial history of the United States, the period of American history from the 17th century to 1776, under the rule of Great Britain, France and Spain
  • Spanish colonization of the Americas, the period of history of Spanish rule over most of the Americas, from the 15th century through the late 19th century
  • Colonialism, the extension of political control to new areas
  • Colonial troops, any of various military units recruited from, or used as garrison troops in, colonial territories






  • Colonial (PRR train), a Pennsylvania Railroad ran between Washington, DC and New York City, and was last operated in 1973 by Amtrak.
  • Colonial (Amtrak 1976), an Amtrak train that began running between Newport News, Virginia and New York in 1976. After various changes, it was renamed the Old Dominion in 1992, and is now part of Amtrak's Northeast Regional.
  • Colonial (Amtrak 1997), an Amtrak train that began running from Richmond, Virginia to New York train in 1977 and eventually became part of the Northeast Regional.

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  • Colonial — puede referirse a: Lo relativo a la colonia, término polisémico Lo relativo a la colonización, término polisémico Coloniales puede referirse a: El plural de colonial La antigua denominación de los productos coloniales o ultramarinos y de las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • colonial — colonial, iale, iaux [ kɔlɔnjal, jo ] adj. et n. • 1776; de colonie 1 ♦ Relatif aux colonies. Régime colonial; expansion coloniale (⇒ colonialisme, impérialisme) . Comptoir colonial. Produits coloniaux, provenant des colonies (⇒ exotique) .… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • colonial — COLONIÁL, Ă, coloniali, e, adj. Care ţine de colonii1 şi de colonialism, privitor la colonii; aflat în colonii, provenind din colonii; în stare de colonie. ♢ Putere colonială = stat cu una sau mai multe colonii. Politică colonială = colonialism.… …   Dicționar Român

  • colonial — colonial, ale (ko lo ni al, a l ) adj. Qui provient des colonies, qui est relatif aux colonies. Produits coloniaux. Questions coloniales.    Système colonial, celui qui réserve le marché des colonies à la métropole et réciproquement, ou celui qui …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • colonial — adjetivo 1. De la época de las colonias: administración colonial, periodo colonial. 2. Que se produce en las colonias o que imita las costumbres o productos coloniales: arquitectura colonial, ciencia colonial, productos coloniales. sustantivo… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Colonial — Co*lo ni*al, a. [Cf. F. colonial.] Of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colonial — (adj.) 1756, from L. colonia (see COLONY (Cf. colony)) + AL (Cf. al) (1), or directly from colony on model of baronoinal. Meaning from or characteristic of America during colonial times is from 1776. The noun meaning inhabitant of a colony is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • colonial — adj. 2 g. 1. Das colônias ou a elas relativo. 2. Diz se de estilo arquitetônico ou artístico característico da época colonial. • s. 2 g. 3. Aquele que conhece bem as colônias ou se dedica a assuntos coloniais.   ‣ Etimologia: colônia + al …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • colonial — index provincial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • colonial — [adj] pioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory crude, dependent, dominion, early American, emigrant, frontier, immigrant, new, outland, pilgrim, pioneer, prerevolutionary, primitive, provincial, puritan, territorial, transplanted …   New thesaurus