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01. French is still spoken in the former French [colonies] of Africa.
02. Foreign aid workers in developing countries often show a [colonial] attitude towards the people of the country they are working in.
03. The first European [colonists] in North America depended a great deal on the native population to teach them how to survive in the harsh environment.
04. We found a [colony] of ants living in the walls of our basement.
05. French is still spoken in the former French [colonies] of Africa.
06. Plans to [colonize] Mars were canceled when the Martians threatened to eat anyone who tried to land on their planet.
07. There is an Afghan proverb which observes that in an ant [colony], dew is a flood.
08. A jellyfish is not a single animal, but is actually a [colony] of animals.
09. Unlike most African nations, Ethiopia was never a European [colony].
10. A single ant [colony] can include over 5 million busy members.
11. Yasser Arafat once said that whoever stands by a just cause, and fights for the freedom and liberation of his land from the invaders, settlers and [colonialists] cannot possibly be called a terrorist.
12. The brown rat was once native to the Middle East, but has since [colonized] the world.
13. The custom of shaking hands was imported to many African countries by British [colonizers].
14. Haiti's capital city today bears little resemblance to the original French [colonial] town that it was.
15. In 1776, thirteen British [colonies] in North America declared that they had become an independent nation called the United States of America.
16. In October 1995, the potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space. The technology was developed with the goal of feeding astronauts on long space voyages, and eventually feeding future space [colonies].
17. There were Roman [colonies] in Lincoln and Gloucester in England as early as 90 A.D.
18. In 1804, Haiti became the first black nation to gain freedom from European [colonial] rule.
19. The largest bird [colony] in the world is found on a group of islands off the coast of Peru.
20. Europeans began to [colonize] the west coast of Canada after it was "discovered" by Captain Cook.

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