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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We should concentrate on developing closer relationships with the British Commonwealth of Nations.
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We did not sacrifice our fighting men and women in two world wars to be dictated to by Europeans who the British Commonwealth of Nations and America rescued from tyrants.

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