Definition of British Crown
1. Noun. The symbol of the power of the British monarchy. "Members of the British Commonwealth owe allegiance to the British Crown"
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Literary usage of British Crown
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Government of the British Empire by Edward Jenks (1918)
"... though not the only reason, why the dominions of the British Crown have received the somewhat misleading name of " Empire " is, that they comprise a ..."
2. The History of the Church of England in the Colonies and Foreign by James Stuart Murray Anderson (1856)
"... and restored to them, at the beginning of the present century, became finally a possession of the British Crown, by capitulation, in 1803. ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"It treated the colonies as States, and simply absolved them from allegiance to the British crown, and all political connection with Great Britain. ..."
4. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"... it may now be proper to consider its application to the colonies or foreign dominions and dependencies of the British Crown (a), in which, ..."