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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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Rather, we should demand recognition that Israel is Occupied Palestine, that all Israeli towns and cities are illegal settlements, and that it is time to free Palestine and its people from the illegitimate colonialist regime known as Israel.
however the colonialist authorizes used brutal methods against these peaceful processions including randomly firing.
Possessing the Secret of Joy borrows its title from a colonialist text, African saga by an Italian woman who was raised in Kenya.
Thakkar delves further into the effect of a surviving colonialist perspective within the urban-rural relations of post-Revolutionary Mexico in his analysis of the story "Luvina" (in Chapter Four).
The present study intended to investigate the portrayal of African culture and identity in this novel and Achebe's response towards the colonialist ideology and culture, in the light of Postcolonial theories.
The failure would be down to a number of factors: the authoritarian approach adopted in imposing the new order; the inability to generate the capital needed to finance the new plans and the huge debts that mounted; a hostile international environment controlled by departing colonialists which controlled markets and access to external capital; corruption, ethnic and regional rivalries exacerbated by economic woes; and finally military defeat at home, when the army launched a coup.
Minister Basil Rajapakse said that this programme will reinstate the ancient heritage of lifestyle that prevailed in the country, before the advent of the colonialists in 1505.
The classified concepts are assigned to differentiate people from one another, especially in the African continent by the colonialists and western scholars for the perpetration of their atrocities during the colonization period as Smedley (1993) correctly describes ".
Generically the film draws from the melodrama and in some ways has the feel of an historical epic as it dramatizes the oppression resulting from French colonialist rule in French Indochina in 1931.
French colonialist, who established a fort at Pontchartrain Du Detroit, later known as Detroit.
Said's thesis was that the Western image of the East was biased by colonialist attitudes and racism: this reconsideration offers a powerful rebuttal to college-level audiences, surveying misinterpretations in Said's original survey of scholarly literature and providing college-level collections strong in history and culture with a fine reinterpretation.
WB: Why did the British colonialist cross the road?