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Sentences with penal-colony


1. Noun Phrase
Australia was populated as a penal colony, New Zealand as a religious colony.

2. colony

noun. ['ˈkɑːləni'] a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together.

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  • colonia (Latin)
  • colonus (Latin)

4. colony

noun. ['ˈkɑːləni'] a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated.

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  • colonia (Latin)
  • colonus (Latin)

5. colony

noun. ['ˈkɑːləni'] (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell.

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  • colonia (Latin)
  • colonus (Latin)

7. penal

adjective. ['ˈpiːnəl'] subject to punishment by law.

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  • peinal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penalis (Latin)

8. penal

adjective. ['ˈpiːnəl'] serving as or designed to impose punishment.

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  • peinal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • penalis (Latin)
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