Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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

Related Noun(s):colony

Category: General

2.Definition: a community of people smaller than a town

Related Noun(s):village

Category: General

3.Definition: a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Category: General

4.Definition: an area where a group of families live together

Category: Places

5.Definition: something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

"They finally reached a settlement with the union", "They never did achieve a final resolution of their differences", "He needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"

Related Noun(s):closure, resolution

Category: General

6.Definition: termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

Related Noun(s):liquidation

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

Related Noun(s):colonisation, colonization

Category: General