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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

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It was Yashwant Sinha, the then Finance Minister of India in the NDA government who changed the procedure by announcing it at 2001 Union Budget at 11 am to break the colonial era practice.
A key element in the book centers on a "search for meaning in nature," and here Judd illuminates an intellectual framework that not only guided naturalists such as William Bartram and Benjamin Smith Barton, but also shaped later generations of conservationists and environmentalists, linking a colonial era aesthetic to modern ideas regarding environmental stewardship (p.
Libya says Italian troops killed thousands of Libyans and drove thousands more from their villages and cities during the colonial era.
The accord involves several projects including a motorway across Libya, education and clearing mines dating back to the colonial era, he said a speech broadcast on state television.
The second novel a trilogy by award-winning writer Julia Older, This Desired Place: The Isles of Shoals is set amid New England's Isels of Shoals during the colonial era of Puritans, pirates, and warfare with Indian tribes.
Another reason is that Africa began to develop modern schools--as distinct from traditional forms of education--much more recently, to a limited extent during the colonial era, but more seriously with the achievement of independence in the 1960s.
Clinton Fernandes traces the history of West Papua from the colonial era to its incorporation and full-scale transformation under Indonesian rule, and offers a penetrating analysis of the problems posed by the rise of the West Papuan independence movement for Australia's relations with Indonesia.
When much of the literature on the topic of Canadian nation-building concentrates on men's work, this book joins an already long list of articles and books on the hidden and often overlooked role women played in the colonial era.
It was especially strong on the early modern period of Mahdism and on the important White Flag League that continued the struggle against imperialism in a new way even into the British colonial era.
Tracing the origins of black America's spiritual beliefs from the colonial era to the present, Professor Anderson explores the complex and controversial personae of the conjurer.
Taking cues from Indian motifs and inspired by the romance of the British colonial era, the redesigned suites at Trump Taj Mahal will feature a neutral color palette of taupe and chocolate accented by surprising notes of fuchsia.

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