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- v. To settle (somewhere) with colonists.
- v. To settle (a species, group of people, or the like) in a new place as a colony.
- v. To begin a new colony.
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- v. settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
- v. settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
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That party is the far-right Freedom Party (PVV), of Geert Wilders, the populist firebrand behind the anti-Islamic film Fitna, who has accused Muslims of trying to "colonise" his country.
The Jews ARE the indigenous inhabitants, and as such cannot 'colonise' their own country.
South Africa did not want to "colonise" other country's, which it did not have the capacity to do, and would not itself "gain" from this, but would do it rather in the interests of Africa.
A cursory analysis of the issue of Jewish settlements reveals a calculated and systematic strategy to infiltrate and 'colonise' the Palestinian territories.
To 'colonise' those minds as Fred Phillips puts it.
In much discourse about the Middle East, there is a widespread myth that Jews are interlopers from Europe and the US - white westerners who came to 'colonise' and 'steal land' from the 'native' Palestinian people to whom it rightfully belongs.
The two events happened after our ancestors migrated out of Africa to colonise the rest of the world.
Such advanced aliens would perhaps become nomads, looking to conquer and colonise whatever planets they can reach.
It seems to me that the only hope for us here in the West is for the East to colonise the West and bring some of their values of wisdom and deep appreciation of life to our shallow underdeveloped society here, else we are doomed to becoming a society of lobotomised chimps fighting over washing machines crapped out like confetti by the far East.
In the BBC's new big-budget sci-fi offering, Hermione Norris and Eric Mabius Daniel from Ugly Betty colonise the planet Carpathia with a bunch of other off-worlders who naturally bring plenty of excess emotional baggage with them.
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