• WordNet 3.6
    • n coloniser someone who helps to found a colony
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In literature:

This is the sanction invoked to legitimise every adventure in invasion and colonisation.
"The Open Secret of Ireland" by T. M. Kettle
But what is the use of all these insinuations of aptitude for colonisation, when there is not such another man in the world?
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 424, New Series, February 14, 1852" by Various
Nevertheless, it is not colonising.
"With Botha in the Field" by Eric Moore Ritchie
In vain the Romans attempted to make it one of their own cities by colonising it.
"Roman Mosaics" by Hugh Macmillan
It is a curious thing that England's colonising powers, which are so remarkable, took such a long time to work their way in South Africa.
"Cecil Rhodes" by Princess Catherine Radziwill
There was only one great mmilitary monarchy in Europe, only one great colonising power in the New World, and that was Spain.
"Anson's Voyage Round the World" by Richard Walter
"Early Britain" by Grant Allen
The Assyrians who were sent out to colonise recently acquired provinces were at times exposed to serious risks.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
When Garay, the great Indian fighter and coloniser, perished, his mantle fell on the young man's shoulders.
"The South American Republics Part I of II" by Thomas C. Dawson
The Spanish occupation of Peru was a conquest, not a colonisation.
"The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)" by Thomas C. Dawson

In poetry:

Lamp to lamp we send the signal,
For our lord goes forth to war;
Since a voice, ere stars were builded,
Bade him colonise a star.
"The Lamp Post" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The decades of a different life
That opened past your inch-close eyes
Belonged to others, lavished, lost;
Nor could I hold you hard enough
To call my years of hunger-strife
Back for your mouth to colonise.
"When First We Faced" by Philip Larkin

In news:

Maya's fourth proper LP will sound like "Paul Simon on acid" and only feature producers "that don't act like fame whore coloniser".

In science:

It simulates the colonisation of an uninhabited continent by people.
Birth, survival and death of languages by Monte Carlo simulation
Following the history of the mutations during the colonisation, a language tree like can be constructed in the unmodi´Čüed version (Fig.11.15 in ).
Birth, survival and death of languages by Monte Carlo simulation