colonize

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  • Because of this, they are often the first to colonize a new area.
  • In most African countries the university systems follow the model of their former colonizing power.
  • Many people willing to help colonize the new land signed on with their families.
  • They make short distance movements and are known to colonize new areas.
  • Some attempts to colonize had been made by the English before this time. Cited from Reading Made Easy for Foreigners, Third Reader, by John L. Huelshof
  • Once colonized, a player may build facilities to mine these resources on a world.
  • The novel takes places centuries in the future when humanity has colonized many star systems.
  • In a sense, the operation also served as a means of colonizing the region.
  • Many animal species from the much larger North America colonized Europe during these times.
  • The business of colonizing, as a whole, does not appear to me to pay. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • Therefore no organized attempt had ever been made to colonize the planet. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • The Race has settled and plans to colonize nearly half the surface of the Earth.
  • Spanish authorities began efforts to colonize Texas to help protect its claim to the territory.
  • It also has a limited ability to colonize new areas.
  • Later, a player can leave the safety of the Imperial systems behind and colonize his own star system.
  • This has enabled the flying species of this genus to colonize islands all over the region.
  • Until the United States sprang into being every great colonizing people followed one system or the other. Cited from The Winning of the West, Volume Three, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • Players colonize different star systems, which in turn contain up to six planets.
  • Commercial companies were founded that tried to further the interest of the Crown in colonizing the territory.
  • Germany is quite willing to let the others colonize so long as she has a chance to get her goods in. Cited from The Secrets of the German War Office, A.K. Graves
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Words starting with colonize

Meaning of colonize

  • verb Settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • verb Settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    The British colonized the East Coast