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  • verb Present participle of recolonize.

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Examples

  • But Lincoln was also, undeniably, a product of his time, vociferously denying that he was in favor of full equality for African-Americans and even supporting, for most of his political career, a vision of "recolonizing" former slaves in either Africa or the Caribbean.

    Independent Weekly: All Recent Stories

  • Winter weather naturally regulates their numbers in the Park, but snow-plowing of park roads for snowmobiles facilitates their movement and their recolonizing of lands outside the park.

    Yellowstone National Park, United States

  • If I were in my 20s I would look at recolonizing Detroit.

    Ecology/Sustainable Development

  • If I were in my 20s I would look at recolonizing Detroit.

    Dove's Eye View:

  • If a portion of the gut, a digestive organ, is diminished in size such that it no longer contributes to the primary function of the organ, but does retain a secondary function, such as assisting in immunity, or as the authors of the recent paper will argue, in acting as a reservoir of bacteria for recolonizing the gut, then it is still a vestigial organ.

    Darwin and the vermiform appendix - The Panda's Thumb

  • Coppicing and pollarding were now things of the past, and the trees were constantly spreading, recolonizing old meadows and grazing enclosures.

    Wildwood

  • If I were in my 20s I would look at recolonizing Detroit.

    California in peril from warming

  • Coppicing and pollarding were now things of the past, and the trees were constantly spreading, recolonizing old meadows and grazing enclosures.

    Wildwood

  • If so, the progeny of an isolated pocket of reproducing adults would spread out, recolonizing distant reefs that have been depopulated by fishing.

    Saving The Seahorses

  • Today cherry and birch are recolonizing some of the mined areas.

    Ecoregions of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)

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