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colonial

1. characteristic of or relating to the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America (1776)
2. of or relating to the colonies of the British Empire
3. denoting, relating to, or having the style of Neoclassical architecture used in the British colonies in America in the 17th and 18th centuries
4. of or relating to the period of Australian history before Federation (1901)
5. (of organisms such as corals and bryozoans) existing as a colony of polyps
6. (of animals and plants) having become established in a community in a new environment
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34) Third, the applicable law had to be Cambodian law even though the applicable penal laws, due to the upheaval of the civil war, were a mishmash of very basic colonially inspired legislation dating back to the 1950s and a simplified legal code promulgated by U.
This view is principally akin to the colonially induced skewed Africa-Europe symbiotic literary approach which often ignores approaches that advance typically African perspectives in African literary study.
Africa has more countries than any other continent, even more ethnic groups, and hundreds more languages than the main colonially acquired ones of English, French and Portuguese.
I see this as politically motivated, and I therefore oppose it," said one Kyrenia resident, who added: "It is also colonially arrogant and badly timed, especially with peace talks going on at the moment between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots".
But in migratory and colonially breeding birds, for example, females have typically lost their songs.
The ruling NCP did not merely fail to 'think through' the colonially crafted divide, as Mamdani sees it, but it reinforced and exploited divisive ideas of race, identity and citizenship in order to manage patronage politics, as it has done elsewhere in Sudan.
21st is the century of unity of the colonially divided nations.
Surprisingly perhaps, Elizondo does not attempt to excavate or construct an aboriginal or autochthonous religiosity in opposition to colonially imposed Christianity, a move that might reify the very barriers he denounces.
To those who are colonially connected we would say, in all earnestness, suffer not your unwillingness to refuse, what seems a small request, to make you instrumental, perhaps, in breaking up homes and sending forth many to misery and disappointment; and to those who found their hopes upon other's influence, we say at once, that until you have learnt to put your whole confidence in your own good arm, your honest heart, and God's good Providence, remain at home.
Hers was one of five colonially themed protests in Los Angeles County and 2,040 nationwide on the tax-filing deadline, organized by conservative groups, taking aim at big government and epic spending.
Citizens of mostly Arab and Asian Islamic societies for their part seemed this year to be more humble in acknowledging their own need to take the initiative to reform themselves, and not only to wait for others - especially the US and fellow Western powers - to treat Arabs-Muslims more equitably, and less colonially.
With regard to the former, note the processes of oral and bodily transmission of knowledge through dance, storytelling, poetry and song through communities and between communities--what Diana Taylor refers to as the 'so-called ephemeral repertoire of embodied practice/knowledge' (Taylor 2003: 19)--that persist across the continent despite colonially imposed preferences for the written and the ravages of so-called modernity.