daughter colony

daugh·ter col·o·ny

a secondary colony growing on the surface of an older colony; it is smaller and may have characteristics different from those of the mother colony.
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This colony was a daughter colony of Wolf Creek, and the boys were welcomed by numerous family members.
Back in South Dakota, the Lake Byron Colony was preparing to establish a daughter colony.
Figure 1 shows that there were only two colonies which moved 20 kilometres or less to establish a daughter colony.
Erskine colony was putting together land for a daughter colony.
When, after some 20 to 30 years, the population grows to a critical size, a block of land is purchased for a daughter colony.
The split of Hutterville colony and the establishment of its daughter colony, Deer Field, followed this model closely.
57) Often those who eventually go to the daughter colony are volunteers and efforts are made not to divide families.
Of course, location adjacent to a good water supply has always been a consideration as leaders search for a site for a daughter colony.
Erskine Colony bought a block of land for their daughter colony Alix later the same month.
When the hive is split, this pattern is retained, allowing a new daughter colony to establish.