/kol"euh nist/, n.
1. an inhabitant of a colony.
2. a member of a colonizing expedition.
3. (often cap.) an inhabitant of the 13 British colonies that became the United States of America.
[1695-1705, Amer.; COLON(Y) + -IST]

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