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Definition of Colonial

Colonial

  1. Of or pertaining to a colony; as, colonial rights, traffic, wars.

Colonial Quotations

Negative freedom is freedom from - freedom from oppression, whether it's a colonial power or addiction to alcohol oppressing you. You need to be freed from negative freedom. Positive freedom is freedom for, freedom to be. And that's what's routinely ignored today.
Os Guinness

You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light - jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized.
Malcolm X

Together we have travelled a long road to be where we are today. This has been a road of struggle against colonial and apartheid oppression.
Thabo Mbeki

Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
Nelson Mandela

Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Colonial Translations

colonial in Dutch is koloniaal
colonial in French is colonial
colonial in German is kolonial
colonial in Hungarian is gyarmati, gyarmatos
colonial in Spanish is colonial
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