el colono, la colona(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
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)
a. tenant farmer
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)
Regionalism used in 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.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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