territory under the political control of an overseas state, generally with its own subordinate colonial government
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A colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.

Puerto Rico, sometimes called the world's oldest colony.[1]

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  • The famous dictum which states that all men are equal will find its illustration in the colonies only when the colonized subject states he is equal to the colonist.

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  1. Puerto Rico:The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World. By Jose Trias Monge. Yale University Press. 1997.