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Colony

Colony is a macroscopically visible growth of microorganisms on a solid culture medium.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Colony
- A company of people transplanted from their mother country to a remote province or country, and remaining subject to the jurisdiction of the parent state; as, the British colonies in America.
- The district or country colonized; a settlement.
- A company of persons from the same country sojourning in a foreign city or land; as, the American colony in Paris.
- A number of animals or plants living or growing together, beyond their usual range.
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