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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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Serving during the colonial era, Gor said it was not easy but it still remains one of the best times to practise.
Water Principal Secretary Joseph Wairagu has said that the dam is part of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four agenda aimed at boosting food security in Maragua and Murang'a County at large.But with the 10 colonial era dams still full of water, locals have expressed fears that the mega projects may only aid some unscrupulous individuals to enrich themselves.
Interesting Spanish colonial era churches that haven't been visited much by tourists, as well as several solitary coves and white sand beaches await intrepid thrill seekers.
The hall hosts a mini-museum where the relics of the chains used to hold tax evaders in the colonial era, are hung.
These palaces are signs of colonial era. We want to eliminate them.
The prime minister's direction was made public by the Punjab chief minister's spokesman Dr Shehbaz Gill through his tweet: "PM ordered to demolish Governor House Lahore's boundary wall immediately." Later, in a video message, Gill said that these buildings were constructed in colonial era as a symbol of power and to create "power distance".
Later, in a video message, Dr Gill said these buildings were constructed in colonial era as a power symbol and to create 'power distance'.
Experts speculate that the cannons hail from the colonial era. After some more digging, the cannons can be seen in all their glory.
"The professor has publicly slandered the elderly women who were forced to become sex slaves during the Japanese colonial era," the court said.
As per announcement citizens with their families will be allowed to visit specific portions of the colonial era building from 4: 30 pm to 6: 00 pm on Sundays and for four hours in the first half of the day during rest of the week.
The Ilocos Norte provincial government has tapped cultural agencies to stop the demolition of the "Puente de Barit" bridge built during the Spanish colonial era.
The report says American violations of human rights date back to the colonial era when slavery was allowed.

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