Col"o*nize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Colonized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Colonizing.] [Cf. F. coloniser.]

To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.

Bacon.

They that would thus colonize the stars with inhabitants. Howell.

 

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Col"o*nize, v. i.

To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.

C. Buchanan.

 

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