Definition of colonial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈləʊniəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊniəl//
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  1. 1connected with or belonging to a country that controls another country a colonial power Tunisia achieved independence from French colonial rule in 1956. Western colonial attitudes see also colony
  2. 2(also Colonial) typical of or connected with the US at the time when it was still a British colony life in colonial times the Colonial government of Vermont See related entries: Architectural styles
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