colony (English) [ IPA: ˈkɑləniː ASM: কলনি]
1. (Abstract Noun) 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. বেপাৰ বা বসতিৰ কাৰণে এখন দেশৰপৰা অনেক মানুহ আহি যি ঠাইত বা দেশত থাকে ৷ সেইসকল ব্যক্তি নিজৰ দেশৰ নাগৰিক হৈ থাকে যদিও নীতিগত ভাৱে নিজৰ দেশৰ অধীনত নহয় ৷

Contributed by: Abhijit Kalita on 2011-05-16
2. (Abstract Noun) An area characterized by higher population density and vast human features in comparison to areas surrounding it. Urban areas may be cities, towns or conurbations. একে ঠাইতে বহু লোক থকা ঠাই৷