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Definitions of colony:
  • noun:   a group of animals of the same type living together
  • noun:   (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
  • noun:   a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
  • noun:   a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
  • noun:   one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #74061)

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