colonizer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n colonizer someone who helps to found a colony
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The only South East Asian country that has never been colonized by a Western Power is Thailand
    • n Colonizer One who promotes or establishes a colony; a colonist.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There are 400 species of bacteria in the human colon
    • n colonizer One who colonizes; one who establishes colonies. Also coloniser.
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Usage

In literature:

I am gratified that the two principles of compensation and colonization are both recognized and practically applied in the Act.
"The Great Conspiracy, Complete" by John Alexander Logan
Next they enslaved Scyros, the island in the Aegean, containing a Dolopian population, and colonized it themselves.
"The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
But, despite this display of concern, the East India Company had been no friend to Australian discovery and colonization.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
He thought that we must look to the Pelasgi as the colonizing race that had peopled and produced Egypt.
"Lothair" by Benjamin Disraeli
I reproduce the punctuation of the Pisan edition, with a colon after 'his own,' and a semicolon after 'sorrow.
"Adonais" by Shelley
Their Government has done everything in its power to encourage German colonization in Palestine.
"With the Turks in Palestine" by Alexander Aaronsohn
Colonization followed the voyages of discovery.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI" by John Lord
The object of this institution was to colonize a small portion of the coast of Africa.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
The Southerners themselves felt that the evil was a great one, and made some attempt to remedy it by colonization societies.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII" by John Lord
So most other parts of the world were occupied, colonized, civilized, before Africa was explored.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
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In poetry:

At length, one proposed for him colonization,
Who said, "He ne'er can get well while he's here;
Besides, I detest an amalgamation,
Which will be the case, as seems to appear."
"The Captive" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
Here snakes and all vile reptiles crawl around you as you walk,
But these you never hear about in Mr. Jordan's talk;
Mosquitoes, too, and sandflies, they will tease you all the night,
And until you get quite colonized you'll be a pretty sight.
"Immigration" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

I'm probably not the only one who was a little surprised that Newt Gingrich is serious about wanting the US space program to colonize the moon.
Like hardy pioneers, the pair of bald eagles nesting at Woods Canyon Lake seem likely to produce enough offspring to one day colonize the Rim Country, according to eagle biologists.
Synthetic life could help humans colonize Mars.
Janny Venema of the New Netherland Project discusses how the Dutch West India Company decided to colonize the area of New Amsterdam and encourage non-company patroon ships to realize Dutch presence in the region.
NASA's Griffin: 'Humans Will Colonize the Solar System'.
The Simpsons and their progeny colonize television in a golden era for animation.
The theater that Colonized Burbank.
The Dutch startup Mars One is counting on reality television to fund a highly ambitious trip to colonize the red planet.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found colonoscopies in which doctors found and removed pre-cancerous growths reduced colon cancer deaths 53 percent.
During a colonoscopy , a doctor examines the inside of the colon and rectum by inserting a colonoscope , a thin, flexible instrument that sends images to a TV screen or computer.
Surveillance colonoscopies are performed to examine the colon after a colorectal abnormality, either cancerous or benign, has been detected and removed.
To start, doctors use a flexible camera called a colonoscope , a long, flexible instrument about 1/2 inch in diameter to view the lining of the colon.
Aspirin , one of the world's oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with certain genetic mutations that often play a role in the disease.
Below, Sid Chapnick checks out the giant colon.
FDA approves new colon cancer drug .
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In science:

Advanced civilizations: Are those civilizations technologically able to colonize other planets from different stellar systems, ranging from a few planets until thousands of them or more in the case of very advanced civilizations.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Depending on their technological level they could even travel through extra dimensions (if they exist) and they could visit and colonize planets located in ‘would be’ nearby galaxies in parallel universes.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
With this insight it is now much easier to accept the possibility that the Solar System could have been encountered or colonized many thousands, or even millions, years ago by, at least, one non-aggressive advanced civilization, who treated and still treat our planet as some protected natural reserve.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Perhaps the Solar System has been visited by aggressive colonizers, as well as non-aggressive ones, resulting in battles or just pacific negotiations between them.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Observe that the Subanthropic Principle is almost equivalent to the proposal that, at present, all typical galaxies of the Universe are already colonized (or large regions of them) by advanced, or very advanced, civilizations, a small proportion of their individuals belonging to primitive subcivilizations, like ours.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
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