Synonyms for Colonization:


colonization (noun)
settlement, colonisation.
immigration (noun)
establishment, clearing, imperialism, Pioneering, founding, Peopling, transplanting, subjugation, conquest, forging a new home, migration, colonialism, expansion, expansionism, group migration, hegemony.
occupancy (noun)
inhabitation, habitation, squatting, residence, housing, tenancy, dwelling, Staying, occupation, quartering, Roosting, lodging.
settlement of area (noun)
Peopling, founding, squatting, Pioneering, settlement, transplanting, clearing, establishment, expansion, migration.

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Other relevant words:
conquest, clearing, hegemony, transplanting, expansionism, subjugation, settlement, migration, colonisation, Peopling, imperialism, colonialism, establishment, expansion, Pioneering, founding.

Usage examples for colonization

  1. Not one land improvement and colonization company visited by the writer complained of lack of land. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  2. The state then ceases to have any voice in the projected colonization whatsoever. – Citadel by Algirdas Jonas Budrys
  3. In her appeal to the public in connection with this transfer, she explains at length her views of reform, and her reasons for choosing the above- named trustees instead of the Emancipation or Colonization Societies; and in respect to education says: 'No difference will be made in the schools between the white children and the children of color, whether in education or any other advantage. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes