As a noun colony
is a settlement of emigrants who move to a new place, but remain culturally tied to their original place of origin.
As a proper noun cyrene is
A settlement of emigrants who move to a new place, but remain culturally tied to their original place of origin
Region or governmental unit created by another country and generally ruled by another country.
* Bermuda is a crown colony of Great Britain .
A group of people with the same interests or ethnic origin concentrated in a particular geographic area
* The in Iowa were settled by people from Germany
A group of organisms of same or different species living together in close association.
* ant colony
* The Portuguese Man O' War (Physalia physalis), also known as the bluebubble, bluebottle or the man-of-war, is commonly thought of as a jellyfish but is actually a siphonophore — a colony of specialized polyps and medusoids. Wikipedia article on (w, Portuguese Man o' War)
A collective noun for rabbits.
* colonial (adj., n.)
* colonialism (n.)
* colonise, colonize
* colonist (n.)
* colonyhood (n.)
* Cologne (city, n.)
* penal colony
* space colony
(en proper noun
An Ancient Greek colony in North Africa near the coast of Mediterranean Sea in the Cyrenaica region of present-day Libya.