colonised


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Adj.1.colonised - inhabited by colonists
inhabited - having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth"
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For the Cyclopes have no ships, nor yet shipwrights who could make ships for them; they cannot therefore go from city to city, or sail over the sea to one another's country as people who have ships can do; if they had had these they would have colonised the island, {78} for it is a very good one, and would yield everything in due season.
Wollaston have communicated to me a remarkable fact bearing on this subject; namely, that Madeira and the adjoining islet of Porto Santo possess many distinct but representative land-shells, some of which live in crevices of stone; and although large quantities of stone are annually transported from Porto Santo to Madeira, yet this latter island has not become colonised by the Porto Santo species: nevertheless both islands have been colonised by some European land-shells, which no doubt had some advantage over the indigenous species.
all of strictly American forms, and it is obvious that a mountain, as it became slowly upheaved, would naturally be colonised from the surrounding lowlands.
In this happy retreat are colonised a few clear-starchers, a sprinkling of journeymen bookbinders, one or two prison agents for the Insolvent Court, several small housekeepers who are employed in the Docks, a handful of mantua-makers, and a seasoning of jobbing tailors.
The sterilized plug dowels are fully colonised by pure mushroom mycelium and by inserting them into pre-drilled holes, mushroom mycelium can be encouraged to grow and colonise the wood.
Britain, with brutal and violent oppression, colonised over 57 countries, mostly in the 16th/17th centuries.
The struggle against racism in Europe and North America is a struggle of the colonised against the coloniser.
Two more babies transferred from the PRM to Glasgow's Southern General Hospital have also been colonised.
Delays could result in more patients becoming colonised or infected, with potentially harmful results.
Clare Midgley's edited collection provides a welcome and enriching extension to such work, the main value of which is twofold in its attention to both coloniser and colonised as variably gendered, and to the intersections of gender with class and 'race', in and across the various sites of imperial encounters and interactions.
While a person can be colonised with MRSA without ill effect, if the bacteria gets into the bloodstream through a cut in the skin, it can cause infections from minor boils or abscesses, to serious infections of the bone, heart and blood, and in extreme cases leading to septicaemia and death.