Antonyms for colonial:
Synonyms for colonial:
low-rise, carpeted, curtained off, prefab, cavernous, firetrap, labyrinthine, palatial, baronial, timbered, shuttered, unfurnished, condemned, the Bronze Age, ruined, half-timbered, covered, sprawling, furnished, jacobean, spacious, prefabricated, rabbit warren, the Raj, romanesque, tumbledown, the Industrial Revolution, high-rise, rooftop, moated, rambling, drafty, the Reformation, split-level, unoccupied, detached, well-appointed, modular, en suite, the Enlightenment, the Roaring Twenties, appointed, dank, tudor, derelict, corinthian, darkened, vaulted, the Dark Ages, the Norman Conquest, the Stone Age, beachfront, lofty, burned-out, gabled, semidetached, open-plan, the Iron Age, perpendicular, doric, norman, edwardian, the Middle Ages, the Christian era.
pioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory (adjective)
borough, local, regional, realm, canton, county, divisional, riding, town, national, area, provincial, city, sector, quarter, tract, shire, state, zone, territorial, commonwealth, district, circuit, precinct.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for colonial:
- In order to lose no time in showing that they meant to make laws for their own colony out of their own heads, and no others, the white gentry hastened on the election of deputies for a new General Colonial Assembly. - "The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance", Harriet Martineau.
- He took up the candle burning on the table for the cigars, and led the way into the basement of the beautiful old Colonial mansion, doubly memorable as Washington's headquarters while he was in Cambridge, and as the home of Longfellow for so many years. - "The White Mr. Longfellow From "Literary Friends And Acquaintances"", William Dean Howells.
- We follow this principle by encouraging the end of colonial rule. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.