associated statehood


Related to associated statehood: Associated Statehood Act

associated statehood

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the semi-independent political status of various former British colonies in the Caribbean from 1967 until each became an independent state in the British Commonwealth, by which Britain retained responsibility for defence and some aspects of foreign affairs. The associated states were Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines
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Under the Associated Statehood Act of 1967, Grenada was granted full autonomy over its internal affairs in March 1967.
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