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the fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something

the act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled

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the 1926 Slavery Convention (53), followed the Treaty of Versailles signature precedent but this time subject to a declaration, as for the 1925 Convention for the Supervision of the International Trade in Arms and Ammunition and in Implements of War, (54) that British signature did not bind India or any British Dominion 'which is a separate member of the League of Nations and does not separately sign or accede to the Convention'; and
The people of the Falkland Islands went to the polls today at the start of a two-day referendum in which they will decide whether they want to remain a British dominion.
The mood was definitely festive as attendees observed an annual civic holiday that marks entry into Sydney Harbour in 1788 of the First Fleet confirming British dominion over east Australia at the time.
The disappearance of Home Rule from the Irish political agenda, the struggle for women's rights, the birth of Irish trade unionism, the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921, the Civil War and the transition of the southern Irish state from British Dominion to independent Republic all had their roots in this decade.
Defeat reinforced Afrikaner (Boer) nationalism and the bitter resentments the war left behind were still festering when the new Union of South Africa came formally into existence on May 31st, 1910 as a self-governing British dominion.
On this date in 1902 the second Anglo-Boer War officially ended, and in 1910 the four British colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Transvaal and the Orange Free State united to form a single country under British dominion.
Northern Ireland was created as an "Irish Free State" with British dominion status, falling short of complete sovereignty.
PRETTY POLLY raced at two, three and four between 1903 and 1906 and won 22 of her 24 races, namely the British Dominion Plate, the National Breeders' Produce Stakes, Mersey Stakes, Champagne Stakes, Autumn Breeders' Foal Plate, Cheveley Park Stakes, Middle Park Plate, Criterion Stakes, Moulton Stakes, 1,000 Guineas, Oaks, Coronation Stakes, Nassau Stakes, St Leger, Park Hill Stakes, Free Handicap, Coronation Cup (twice), Champion Stakes, Limekiln Stakes, Jockey Club Cup and March Stakes.
Thus, every British dominion, colony, mandate, and protectorate had its name inscribed on a locomotive.
He argues that Protestantism, inherently pluralistic, provided not only the paradigms for British dominion and possession but also "its chief languages of imperial dissent" (2-3).
While the Protestants in Northern Ireland - especially Paisley's group - remain committed to the province continuing under British dominion and the Catholics insist on the province being reunited with the mostly Catholic Republic of Ireland to the south, there remains hope of finding a common ground.
At the British Dominion Social Club in Garden Grove, all of England's matches will be shown live, in addition to selected other matches.
One erroneous assumption (in foreign countries) was that costs imposed by British dominion necessarily brought commensurate benefits to Britain.
The central paradox of the personal rule of Charles I was that he claimed British dominion, yet he never established a British executive to provide sound and informed counsel for Ireland as well as Scotland and England.
The Liberty Tree of Boston, felled by British soldiers in 1776, still lives on as a symbol of colonial resistance to British dominion.
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