Commonwealth

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Definition

The Commonwealth (of Nations): The group of countries that used to be British colonies
noun
Commonwealth countries includes Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Barbados, etc...

Examples

  • "Jeff (Australia) : Well, Brent, Australia is a Commonwealth nation, under the protection of the Queen of England, although we're independent."
  • "New Zealand is also a Commonwealth country, under her majesty Queen Elizabeth."

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