British Empire

(redirected from British colonies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to British Empire

References in periodicals archive ?
The entire Slave Register Collection from 1812 to 1834 will be made available online in the future, offering free access to a list of over 3m slaves from former British colonies.
They mostly study the writers from former British colonies writing in English.
Walvin's successes include his treatment of Equiano as a small-scale entrepreneur moving fruits, glassware, and slaves, including his own "countrymen," from port to port in the West Indies and the southeastern mainland British colonies and his treatment of Equiano as a figure in British radical politics in the late 1780s and early 1790s.
It first appeared on Saturday, 13 September 1834, six weeks after the Emancipation Proclamation which freed Negro slaves in British colonies.
Rather than surveying the diversity present in the British colonies at the outset, as MacHaffie does, Lindley waits to acknowledge it until chapter 4, a chapter devoted to those who are not Euro-American Puritans (i.
The wealth of Spain and Portugal's colonies derived from gold, silver and diamonds; that of the British colonies mainly from the products of agriculture.
He never wanted to see the colonies severed from England, but his numerous pamphlets on taxation and other problems and his <IR> LETTERS FROM A FARMER IN PENNSYLVANIA TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE BRITISH COLONIES </IR> (1767-1768) increased in intensity of tone and exerted a profound influence both in the colonies and abroad.
Hanna presents readers with an analysis of the fall of international piracy from the perspective of the North American British colonies.
The Queen s birthday is still a public holiday in many other former British colonies such as Australia and New Zealand, although not in Britain itself.
As a British bank, Barclays has had a presence in the Caribbean for more than 100 years, in the former British colonies of Jamaica, Barbados and Antigua, and this is the first time it will have a presence in Puerto Rico," Iglesias said.
According to The Associated Press, the award was launched in 2004 and is given every two years, for a body of work, to a living author from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth of former British colonies whose work has been published in English or translated into English.
Full browser ?