British Commonwealth of Nations


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British Commonwealth of Nations

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the former name of the Commonwealth

Com′monwealth of Na′tions


n.
a voluntary association of independent nations and their dependencies linked by historical ties as parts of the former British Empire and cooperating on matters of mutual concern. Formerly, British Commonwealth of Nations .
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4) Zelman Cowen, The British Commonwealth of Nations in a Changing World: Law, Politics, & Prospects (Northwestern University Press, 1965).
New Zealand and Singapore, as members of the British Commonwealth of Nations maintained important economic and political ties with the United Kingdom and with other Commonwealth nations as well.
Historians and the Making of the British Commonwealth of Nations, 1907-48

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