Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who colonizes; one who establishes colonies. Also coloniser.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who promotes or establishes a colony; a colonist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who establishes or joins a colony; a colonist

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

  • noun someone who helps to found a colony

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "colonizer" -- an underground union organizer -- in a meatpacking plant in Chicago.

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  • We are just more sensitive to these things when the 'colonizer' speaks as we should be.

    NAACHGAANA

  • Also, it is far more difficult to fight the 'colonizer' within.

    Kafila

  • We are just more sensitive to these things when the 'colonizer' speaks as we should be.

    NAACHGAANA

  • Also, it is far more difficult to fight the 'colonizer' within.

    Kafila

  • Gbagbo has characterized the U.N. as an occupying army, coming to impose the will of the former colonizer France, and demanded the departure of the peacekeeping presence.

    UN Troops in Ivory Coast Under Increasing Pressure

  • Tshisekedi returned to Congo in December after being treated for three years for an unspecified ailment in South Africa and Belgium, Congo's former colonizer.

    Fears of violence in Congo elections

  • Tshisekedi returned to Congo in December after being treated for three years for an unspecified ailment in South Africa and Belgium, Congo's former colonizer.

    Fears of violence in Congo elections

  • In a remarkable act of maturity, three of the successor states agreed to surrender their nuclear weapons to a country some viewed as their former colonizer.

    The Return

  • Gbagbo has characterized the U.N. as an occupying army, coming to impose the will of the former colonizer France, and demanded the departure of the peacekeeping presence.

    UN Troops in Ivory Coast Under Increasing Pressure

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