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British Commonwealth

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Noun1.British Commonwealth - 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 CrownBritish Commonwealth - 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
commonwealth - a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea - a parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea; in 1975 it became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
New Zealand - an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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British Commonwealth

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The bank is to be renamed the British Commonwealth Trade Bank (BCTB).
Between 2015 and 2050 the population of the British Commonwealth is expected to rise by 30.4%, whereas the Eurozone population is expected to fall by 1.9%.
Professor Jallow has failed to grasp the rightful frustrations of President Jammeh with the British Commonwealth. And when the professor writes, "If we place his non-existent 400 years of British colonial oppression on one scale and 20 years of Jammeh's oppression on the other, Jammeh's oppression will far outweigh colonial oppression by vast margins".
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The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created in 2011 to commemorate Queen Elizabeth's 60th anniversary as sovereign of the British Commonwealth. Three versions of the medal were created: one in the United Kingdom, another in Canada, and a third for eight Caribbean member countries of the Commonwealth.
Owens was awarded a $7000 British Commonwealth Nurses' War Memorial Fund scholarship (administered by the Nursing Education and Research Foundation) in August 2010.
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Great Britain, the British Commonwealth of Nations, mighty America and I trust Soviet Russia - for then indeed all would be well - must be the friends and sponsors of the new Europe and must champion its right to live and shine." You will note that Britain was NOT included in his United Europe.
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It would include books and pamphlets, published since 1945, on theatres in Britain, Ireland, and the British Commonwealth and Empire.
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