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Colony

Definition

[n] a group of animals of the same type living together
[n] (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell
[n] a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
[n] one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

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Synonyms

settlement