COLONIZE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COLONIZE
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colonize
 v.  migrate to and settle in; plant
Example Sentence:
1  Portuguese attempts to colonize Asia were generally unsuccessful, though it did retain major colonies in Africa until the mid-twentieth century.
2  The first British attempt to colonize Ireland was in the twelfth century.
3  I regularly drink a laxative tea to cleanse my colon.
4  Dr Lee believes that men who exercise can halve their risk of cancer of the colon.
Classic Sentence:
1  Schemes of migration and colonization arose among them; but these they refused to entertain, and they eventually turned to the Abolition movement as a final refuge.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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