british commonwealth

British Commonwealth of Nations

noun
Also called British Commonwealth.
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Commonwealth of Nations

noun
a voluntary association of independent nations and dependent territories linked by historical ties (as parts of the former British Empire) and cooperating on matters of mutual concern, especially regarding economics and trade.
Also called the Commonwealth.
Formerly British Commonwealth, British Commonwealth of Nations.
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British Commonwealth of Nations
 
n
the former name of the Commonwealth

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