Meaning: a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government; "the American colony in Paris"
village, small_town, settlement
Meaning: a community of people smaller than a town
Meaning: a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
colonization, colonisation, settlement
Meaning: the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
settlement, resolution, closure
Meaning: something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
Aaron founded a settlement.
But you must come to the Settlement.
Great Britain proposed a settlement by mediation.
What a plague do it matter if it is an English settlement?
"But that is regular settlement work," sighed Mrs. Merideth.
The first question must be a peaceful settlement of the crisis.
It had become the talk not only of the Leona settlement, but of others more distant.
And so it comes to this: We desire to make for the Dutch settlement of Curacao as straightly as possible.
Only a few stores stood along what is now Main Street, which ran northward towards the Selkirk Settlement.
Drafts on New York are worth their face value practically all over the United States in settlement of accounts.