Crown Colony


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a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

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Despite an intensive form of colonial rule in the Sierra Leone Crown Colony, the colonial administration of the combined Crown Colony and Protectorate was quite small throughout the colonial period relative to other British colonies in Africa.
Nepal now operates services to Hong Kong under a ''confidential memorandum of understanding'' reached in July 1996 between the kingdom and what was then the crown colony.
He was not a governor of a Crown Colony with wide-ranging executive powers, nor the Governor-General of a Dominion, although Southern Rhodesia was considered a Dominion in all but name.
Sir Harry Ord, as first Governor of the new Crown Colony, found himself operating within a changing imperial environment and was, from time to time, in trouble with his Colonial Office masters about a variety of matters both of detail and substance.
When the voice of Beijing and its official representative in the crown colony announces it will no longer speak out, there might be more there than the statement's text suggests.
Then in 1983, the Hong Kong daily newspaper Sing Tao opened a bureau in Vancouver's Chinatown to serve an increasing flow of new Hong Kong immigrants nervously anticipating the 1997 Chinese takeover of the British crown colony.
As a result, Hong Kong became a crown colony of the British Empire.
Filipinos in Hong Kong are advised to exercise extreme caution and vigilance in the light of the ongoing mass protests where hundreds of thousands of people are joining the march in the central part of the former Crown Colony.
In 1937, the settlement was separated from India, becoming the British Crown Colony of Aden, the Port of Aden was also a distribution point for mail between British colonies, after the British lost the Suez Canal in 1956, the Port of Aden became the main British base for the region.
1624 - Virginia becomes an English crown colony following the bankruptcy of the London Company.
In 1925 Cyprus was declared a Crown Colony and in 1948 persons of Cypriot origin became citizens of the UK and Colonies as Cyprus was then still a colony.
But while lust and romance crackle in the Red Sea breeze, the occupying force soon realises they're far from welcome in the British Crown Colony.
Of which British crown colony is Hamilton the capital?
But Britain regarded the action as an invasion of a territory that had been a Crown colony since 1841.