el colono, la colona
masculine or feminine noun
1. (member of a colony) 
a. settler 
Los primeros colonos recurrieron a la caza y la pesca.The early settlers relied on hunting and fishing.
b. colonist 
Esta ciudad fue fundada hace dos siglos años por colonos holandeses.This city was founded two centuries ago by Dutch colonists.
2. (agriculture) 
El colono labró las tierras solo por una estación.The tenant farmer worked the land for one season.
3. (person who lives in a neighborhood) (Mexico) 
a. resident 
Los colonos de esta colonia siempre organizan unas posadas bien padres.The residents of this neighborhood always put on really great Christmas parties.
1. (general) 
a. settler, colonist 
colonoa colona
1 [de país, territorio] colonist; (nativo de una colonia) colonial
2 (Agr) tenant farmer
3 (Caribe) [de azúcar] sugar planter
4 (And) (Hist) (indio) Indian bound to an estate
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