Commonwealth of Nations

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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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8) See A Berriedale Keith, 'Introduction: The Constitutional Development of the British Empire in Regard to the Dominions and India from 1887 to 1933' in Gerald E H Palmer, Consultation and Co-operation in the British Commonwealth: A Handbook on the Methods and Practice of Communication between the Members of the British Commonwealth of Nations (Oxford University Press, 1934) xv, xxxv-xxxvi.
In essence the British Commonwealth of Nations was the framework within which the self-governing colonies--or Dominions, as they were styled after 1907--came to independence.
We should concentrate on developing closer relationships with the British Commonwealth of Nations.
Formerly known as the British Commonwealth of Nations, it is a loose association of former British colonies, dependencies and other territories - and Mozambique, which has no historical ties to Britain.
As a member of the new British Commonwealth of Nations, Canada now had full power to make its own foreign and defence policies.
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