proprietary colony

proprietary colony
proprietary colony
any of certain North American colonies that were granted by the British Crown to an individual or group with full governing rights

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  • Proprietary colony — Les Proprietary colonies étaient des concessions territoriales accordées par le roi à des Lords afin que ces derniers les mettent en valeur en favorisant leur peuplement et en y instaurant les lois et les coutumes d Angleterre. Ce type de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Proprietary colony — A proprietary colony is a colony in which one or more private land owners retain rights that are normally the privilege of the state, and in all cases eventually became so. [Bernard Vincent, La période coloniale in États *Unis peuple et culture …   Wikipedia

  • proprietary colony — noun a colony given to a proprietor to govern (in 17th century) • Hypernyms: ↑colony, ↑settlement * * * noun : a colony granted to some individual or individuals with the fullest prerogatives of goverment compare charter colony, royal colony * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • proprietary colony — Amer. Hist. any of certain colonies, as Maryland and Pennsylvania, that were granted to an individual or group by the British crown and that were granted full rights of self government. Cf. charter colony, royal colony. * * * Type of settlement… …   Universalium

  • proprietary — [prə prī′ə ter΄ē, prōprī′ə ter΄ē] n. pl. proprietaries [LL proprietarius < L proprietas: see PROPERTY] 1. a proprietor or owner 2. a group of proprietors 3. proprietorship or ownership ☆ 4. the grantee or owner of a proprietary colony in… …   English World dictionary

  • Proprietary — The word proprietary indicates that a party, or proprietor, exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property.Terms relating to Proprietary include: *Proprietary bottling *Proprietary church *Proprietary colleges *Proprietary… …   Wikipedia

  • Colony (disambiguation) — Contents 1 Society 1.1 Animals, insects, micro organisms, plants 2 Places …   Wikipedia

  • Colony — This article is about a type of political territory. For other uses, see Colony (disambiguation). Countries and their territories (colonies) in 1945 …   Wikipedia

  • proprietary — proprietarily /preuh pruy i tair i lee, pruy i ter /, adv. /preuh pruy i ter ee/, adj., n., pl. proprietaries. adj. 1. belonging to a proprietor. 2. being a proprietor; holding property: the proprietary class. 3. pertaining to property or… …   Universalium

  • colony — /kol euh nee/, n., pl. colonies. 1. a group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to, or connected with, the parent nation. 2. the country or district settled or colonized: Many Western nations are… …   Universalium

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