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colonial

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Architecture, Government
co‧lo‧ni‧al1
1PG relating to a country that controls and rules other countries, usually ones that are far away [↪ colony]:
the struggle against colonial rule
Britain was the largest colonial power.
2AA made in a style that was common in the US in the 18th century:
a large colonial house
3 relating to the US when it was under British rule:
The town was first established in colonial times.

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