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Commonwealth of Nations

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  • proper n. An association of independent, sovereign states which formerly constituted the British Empire.

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  • n. an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown

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Examples

  • The Commonwealth of Nations is a successor to the British Empire and brings together some 53 nations worldwide, including

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Commonwealth (C): note - also known as Commonwealth of Nations established - 31 December 1931 aim - to foster multinational cooperation and assistance, as a voluntary association that evolved from the British Empire members - (54) Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Bangladesh,

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Commonwealth (C): note - also known as Commonwealth of Nations established - 31 December 1931 aim - to foster multinational cooperation and assistance, as a voluntary association that evolved from the British Empire members - (53) Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Bangladesh,

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Organized every four years, the games to be played by members of the Commonwealth of Nations are the third-largest multisport event in the world, after the Summer Olympic Games and the

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • Celebrating its 60th year, the Commonwealth of Nations is a 53-member grouping of former colonies of the British Empire.

    Cayman Net News Daily Headlines

  • A Leading Edge Boomer from Canada writes: The symbol of th free association of the Commonwealth of Nations is the Head of the Commonwealth, which is a ceremonial position currently held by Queen Elizabeth II.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The total "Commonwealth of Nations" rounds off to around 30% of the population.

    Hillary: I'll Send Colin Powell Abroad As My Emissary

  • It is incorrect to use the term 'Commonwealth of Nations' as far as numismatics go.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Late last month, he returned to Malawi after more than a month outside the country following the Commonwealth of Nations summit in Australia.

    Spat With Donor Nations Leaves Malawi in a Pinch

  • PERTH, Australia—Amid questions over its relevance, the Commonwealth of Nations—a loose gathering of 54 member states that owes its origins to the British Empire—on Sunday agreed to take a more proactive role in settling political disputes but fell short of consensus on key proposals to bolster human rights.

    Commonwealth Bickers Over Human Rights

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