Commonwealth of Nations love

Commonwealth of Nations

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An association comprising the United Kingdom, its dependencies, and many former British colonies that are now sovereign states, including Canada, Australia, India, and many West Indian and African countries. It was formally established by the Statute of Westminster in 1931.

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

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  • noun 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 - (53) Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Bangladesh,

    The 2005 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 2007 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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]

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