British Commonwealth


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  • noun

Synonyms for British Commonwealth

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

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A second British Commonwealth Nurses' War Memorial Fund scholarship has been awarded to Southland Hospital associate clinical nurse leader, surgical services, Lisa Blackler.
In the late 1930s the Welsh Nationalist Party's aim was to achieve dominion status within the British Commonwealth.
United Nations (UN) forces in South Korea consisted of military units from the United States, the British Commonwealth, South Korea and 13 other allied nations.
In the co-feature, undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF)/WBO International and British Commonwealth 130-pound champion Alex Arthur will attempt to add a fourth belt to his resume when he battles an opponent to be announced for the vacant British super featherweight crown.
Taiwan signed an agreement Monday on avoiding double taxation and tax evasion with Britain in what could pave the way for similar pacts with other members of the European Union (EU) and the British Commonwealth, Taiwan Foreign Ministry officials said Tuesday.
Finally, however, reason prevailed and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was born.
The Harvard was the RCAF's advanced trainer for more than 25 years and was a keystone of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during the Second World War, while the CF-104 was the mainstay of Canadian fighter squadrons in Europe for over 20 years.
Former secretary-general of the British Commonwealth Sir Shirdath (Sonny) Ramphal is also supporting the drive against the freighter.
Wolf, who studied this "two-cultures phenomenon" in British Commonwealth countries, says he found that by offering only literature or science in upper grades, "you often had scientists who were illiterate or humanists who were innumerate.
Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central or South America and a part of the British Commonwealth of Nations.
A service was held at the town's Oaston Road Cemetery, on Sunday September 14 to remember those British Commonwealth and Polish airmen those British Commonwealth and Polish airmen who lost their lives while serving at RAF Nuneaton who lost their lives while serving at RAF Nuneaton and RAF Bramcote during the Second World War.
He tells of the program, begun in 1960, by which governments of countries within the British Commonwealth offered scholarships to students and fellowships to mid-career scholars from other Commonwealth countries.
Of course, the British Empire has been overtaken, but not the British Commonwealth.
Egmont Press' Fiction publisher Leah Thaxton has struck a deal with the Flat Stanley estate for UK and British Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, for seven new Flat Stanley titles by the late Jeff Brown, who died in 2003.
The British Commonwealth Nurses' War Memorial Fund scholarship has been brought to life again; it was last awarded in 2002.
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