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Colony, noun

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Also with small initial.
historical
The Colony: The Cape Colony; the Cape, see Cape sense 1 b; Kolonie. Also with qualifying word, The Old Colony.
1796 Van Ryneveld vs Brown & Spooner. 24The Benefit as well for the Colony in general as for each Individual in particular, that the Administration of Justice should be conferred on and remain [in] the Hands of those who have hitherto performed that weighty function.
1985 W.T. Powell in M. Fraser Jhb. Pioneer Jrnls 1888–1909 211He was thinking of making a trip home. As I knew he was born down in Cape Colony I asked him what part of the Colony he was going to. ‘I am not going to the Colony. I am going to London.’
The Cape Colony; the Cape, see Cape1 b; Kolonie. Also with qualifying word, The Old Colony.

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