Definition of Commonwealth of nations

1. Noun. 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.

Definition of Commonwealth of nations

1. Proper noun. An association of independent, sovereign states which formerly constituted the British Empire. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commonwealth Of Nations

Common Lisp
Common Market
Common Oceanian
Common Slavic
Common Slavonic
Common Type System
Common era
Commonwealth Day
Commonwealth English
Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth of Australia
Commonwealth of Dominica
Commonwealth of Independent States
Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Commonwealth realm
Communications Security Establishment
Communications Security Establishment Canada
Communist China
Communist Manifesto
Communist Party
Communist Party of China

Literary usage of Commonwealth of nations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The British Commonwealth of Nations AREA AND POPULATION. .... Each member of the Commonwealth of Nations defines the citizenship and nationality of Us own ..."

2. Political Ideas of the American Revolution: Britannic-American Contributions by Randolph Greenfield Adams (1922)
"... CHAPTER III THE commonwealth of nations The twentieth century has revived, rather than originated, the idea that the British Empire is not one state but ..."

3. Classified Models of Speech Composition: Ninety-five Complete Speeches by James Milton O'Neill (1921)
"... 48 THE BRITISH commonwealth of nations By Jan Christian Smuts (Speech delivered at a banquet given in his honor by members of both Houses of Parliament ..."

4. The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose by James Holly Hanford (1919)
"It awaits only the clear call from above. '2. THE FELLOWSHIP OF NATIONS THE BRITISH commonwealth of nations [From a speech made by Lieutenant-General The ..."

5. War-time Speeches: A Compilation of Public Utterances in Great Britain by Jan Christiaan Smuts (1917)
"... commonwealth of nations I CANNOT express to you how deeply I appreciate the honour which you have done me. Ever since I came, two months ago, ..."

6. World Peace: Or Principles of International Law in Their Application to by Fred Hampson Aldrich (1921)
"No league will ever merge into the society or Commonwealth of Nations. On the other hand the society or Commonwealth of Nations will never become a League ..."

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