Commonwealth of Nations

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Synonyms for Commonwealth of Nations

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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UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom said: "It would have been wonderful to have France as a Commonwealth nation.
Watch as the Queen's Baton Relay reaches the end of its journey, after visiting every Commonwealth nation in the lead-up to this historic sporting event.
Italian-based Davis was born in Uganda, a Commonwealth nation, so under their regulations the Commonwealth Boxing Council has now declared the championship vacant.
Nor do I think the Australians, as the other main Commonwealth nation involved in the same World Cup group, should honour their fixture in Bulawayo 11 days later.
His imprisonment makes him the first journalist in 50 years to be convicted for contempt of court in a Commonwealth nation.
Hiebert is the first journalist since 1949 to be convicted for contempt of court in a Commonwealth nation.
Sending an athlete is the discretion of the respective Commonwealth nation and the Indian sports minister must know this.
Hiebert's imprisonment makes him the first journalist since 1949 to be convicted for contempt of court in a Commonwealth nation.
The Chairman Senate commended the role of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), in bringing the parliamentarians of all Commonwealth nations on one platform.
Mr Mahmood hopes to persuade ethnic minority voters that leaving the EU would let the UK strengthen links with Commonwealth nations.
Minister Jones said students from all 71 Commonwealth nations and territories will also be eligible for Griffith University Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scholarships.
Battle of Britain Sunday commemorates a dramatic turning point in the history of the Second World War, in which the young men from the Commonwealth nations, Poland and Germany were thrown into combat in the skies over Britain.
And Cameron also plans to limit the right to vote in that referendum to UK citizens and mostly those from Commonwealth nations residing there.
It also recommended the extension of the Youth Mobility visa to more Commonwealth nations.
The Commonwealth Games include thousands of athletes from the 71 Commonwealth nations and dependencies.
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