Commonwealth of Nations
a voluntary association of independent nations and dependent territories linked by historical ties (as parts of the former British Empire) and cooperating on matters of mutual concern, especially regarding economics and trade.
Meanings Behind The Names Of 6 Middle Eastern NationsThe name Syria is derived from the ancient Mesopotamian kingdom of Assyria that occupied the region between 721–633 BCE.
Also called the Commonwealth. Formerly British Commonwealth, British Commonwealth of Nations.
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British Dictionary definitions for british commonwealth of nations
British Commonwealth of Nations
the former name of the Commonwealth
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