Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of colonizer.

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

  • n. someone who helps to found a colony

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Examples

  • "coloniser" of Africa, Manuel said that if this were so, the country would have gone out of its way to be represented on all Pan

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He goes on to look at how this ideology is reflected in the cartoon characters and the relationship between the coloniser and colonised.

    Global Voices in English » Taiwan: Racist cartoon causes controversy

  • What she found most humbling in his work was his analysis of the degrading effect of the shame and humiliation, which infect coloniser and colonised alike.

    Claire Denis: 'For me, film-making is a journey into the impossible'

  • The film was praised as announcing a new maturity in French cinema, reflecting the complicated sexual and racial tensions at the core of the relations between the coloniser and the colonised.

    Claire Denis: 'For me, film-making is a journey into the impossible'

  • Congo's leaders since independence have been marked by corruption and bad governance and have needlessly sought to blame their former coloniser, he told AP.

    Is colonialism still to blame for the Democratic Republic of Congo's woes?

  • And this: Alexander, a recent coloniser, brought Aristotle to the barbarians; thus the widespread mania for believing that the Graeco-Romans invented the world; and thus the contempt — in secondary education — for things Eastern just a bit of Egypt, Luxor and the pyramids, so that children can learn to draw shadows.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • "Tusking," published in March 1986, was the first of his poems to appear in the TLS: a powerful frightening parable of coloniser and colonised, it is untypical of Imlah's work only in its short lines.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Resistance becomes total, using whatever cultural mechanisms are available to refute the coloniser and invader.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Mugabe has blamed his country's woes on former coloniser Britain and other Western nations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • ZANU-PF maintains a vote for anyone but Mugabe is a vote for Zimbabwe's former coloniser, Britain and its Western allies.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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