from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to colonialism
  • n. An advocate of colonialism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a believer in or advocate of colonialism{3}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who favors colonialism or the colonial principle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a believer in colonialism


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  • Iran's state-run media quotes the president as saying his country and regional nations are dissatisfied with what he called the "colonialist and arrogant" plans of the U.S. and its partners.

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  • Philip, the half-Chinese son of a wealthy colonialist, is sixteen when he meets Endo-san, an older Japanese man who has rented the small island owned by Philip's family, offshore their palatial home on the Malayan island of Penang.

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  • The excursion fantasy has a certain colonialist/orientalist subtext to it; the strange is the exotic, the frontier, the wilderness waiting for the indomitable hero to come along and tame (bringing order to its natives in the process.)

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  • Sue McKinley (Alice Patten), the Hindi-speaking granddaughter of a colonialist, is attempting to make a film about Indian revolutionary Bhagat Singh, and ends up in Delhi where, with few resources, she embarks on a low-budget film she calls The Young Guns of India.

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  • They are nurturing to turn Afghanistan into a hotbed of long-term colonialist conspiracies and ambitions …


  • Are the Americans still referred to as colonialist in the 'New World'?

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  • Nothing could indicate more clearly the persistence of what can only be described as colonialist assumptions, pragmatically attuned to the political and economic constraints within which policy makers are forced to operate.

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  • Name-calling: "imperialist," "colonialist" - and, in one rather memorable case, "Dan Quayle lover," although I certainly hadn't breathed a word about any passion for him.

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  • Alternatively, you can find the world music shows "colonialist" in their programming choices, or think that "This American Life" is condescending and altogether too precious.

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  • Kissinger later wrote that he was afraid that Martin would become a kind of colonialist martyr like "Chinese" Gordon, the British imperial general who stubbornly perished in the siege of Khartoum before the turn of the century. we need our heroes back in Washington; there aren't too many of them here, Kissinger cabled Martin.

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