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Colonization Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"

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  • the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"

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Colonization Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Colonization is the act of one country settling another place, in order to become the new rulers of the new country, and to live in the new country.

In 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered The Americas. This is how the Europeans learned that North America and South America were there. The Europeans colonized the Americas. Because of this, and the killing of lots of Native Americans, most people now living in North America are the descendents of Europeans.

Sometimes, science fiction stories talk about humans colonizing outer space on space stations or planets other than Earth. Some science fiction stories like The Matrix speak of the robots the human beings made, taking over, and colonizing Earth.

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  • Colonization of Mars
    BY GARY FOGG GUEST COLUMN Public and private efforts to colonize Mars are underway. Most of these projects hope to land people on the red planet within about 15 years. While mankind eagerly anticipates this adventure, we might also wonder how a civilization elsewhere in the galaxy might view our conquest of another world. read more Read more on this news related to 'Colonization'
  • Mars One Colony Project Delays Manned Red Planet Mission to 2026
    The private colonization project Mars One has pushed its planned launch of the first humans toward the Red Planet back by two years, to 2026. The delay was necessitated by a lack of investment funding, which has slowed work on a robotic precursor mission that Mars One had wanted to send toward the Red Planet in 2018, Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp said in a new video p Read more on this news related to 'Colonization'
  • Protect the family!
    The visit of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, last January, was a most wonderful event, especially as once again, emphasis on the family was elaborated.  At his Encounter with Families on January 16, 2015,  he warned us about the ideological colonization that tries to destroy families. The family is an “endangered species”, especially in the past few years whe Read more on this news related to 'Colonization'

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