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Kolonie, noun

Forms:
Also with small initial.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, colony, as found in the phrase die Kolonie, a name given to the Cape Colony.
Colony. Also attributive.
[1861 P.B. Borcherds Auto-Biog. Mem. 168The landdrost of Swellendam..had been obliged to order all the inhabitants of his district (kolonie) to proceed to the distant parts of the settlement, in order to oppose the attacks of the Kafirs and Hottentots, and to disperse them.]
1975 Sunday Times 2 Nov. (Mag. Sect.) 2It was too high a price to pay to listen while pa took us on a trip through the eating habits of the old kolonie.
Colony. Also attributive.

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