- n. Plural form of colony.
“British family; _ right sanctioned of God; right blessed of God, in the resistance of the colonies _as colonies_ -- not as individual men -- to the attempt of the mother-country to consummate her tyranny.”
“It was, and is, without these imaginary maxims, the simple statement of the grievances the colonies had borne from the mother-country, and their right _as colonies_, when thus oppressed, to declare themselves independent.”
“Now if removing all colonies from the West Bank is impossible, then the only other solution consistent with democratic principles is to give Israli passports to all Palestinians.”
“My point about the colonies is to disabuse anyone of the idea that capitalism is the only economic system in this country.”
“How did u draw the conclusion that the withdrawal of European colonies is the downfall of many African nations!!??!!”
“But when you look beyond the veil of the Call Centres and the McDonald's the social divisions become stark, there are Muslim Ghettoes, and Dalit (lower Caste) slums, there are Brahmin colonies and so on, people are very divided in mind and in reality.”
“With Hitler rampaging across the continent the defence of the far colonies is a second order issue for England.”
“But the religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principle of resistance; it is the dissidence of dissent, and the Protestantism of the Protestant religion.”
“In 1780, the total value of Haiti's exports to Europe exceeded those of Spain's silver and gold-producing Latin American colonies, or the entire British West Indies plantation system.”
“Most foreigners live in colonies that contain swimming pools, tennis courts, and spacious well-guarded housing supplied by PEMEX or other related companies.”
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