Meaning of uncolonized in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈkɒlənʌɪzd/


(also British uncolonised)
  • (of a place) not having been colonized.

    ‘much of the continent was still uncolonized’
    • ‘Studies have suggested that prairie dog colonies have higher avian densities and are more species rich than uncolonized areas.’
    • ‘Partly because of the Caribs, Grenada remained uncolonized for more than 100 years after its discovery.’
    • ‘During a routine survey mission on an uncolonized planet, she finds an alien relic.’
    • ‘Thailand's heritage as an uncolonized state also shaped its existing laws.’
    • ‘North America was very much settled - but much of it was still uncolonized.’
    • ‘It's not immediately obvious why our galaxy appears to be uncolonized.’