HyperDic: british_commonwealth

English > 1 sense of the expression British Commonwealth:
NOUNgroupBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nationsan 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
English > British Commonwealth: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn 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.
SynonymCommonwealth of Nations
MembersAustralia, Commonwealth of AustraliaA nation occupying the whole / whole of the Australian continent
CanadaA nation in northern North America
India, Republic of India, BharatA republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia
Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Irish Republic, EireA republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland
New ZealandAn independent country within the British Commonwealth
Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Papua New GuineaA parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea
South Africa, Republic of South AfricaA republic at the southernmost part of Africa
BroadercommonwealthA world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another
SpanishCommonwealth
CatalanBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations

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