the Commonwealth
geographical name see Commonwealth of Nations

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Commonwealth of Oceana — published 1656, is a composition of political philosophy written by the English politician and essayist, James Harrington (1611 ndash;1677). When first attempted to be published, it was officially censored by Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell (1599 …   Wikipedia

  • English in the Commonwealth of Nations — The use of the English language in most member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations was inherited from British colonisation. English is spoken as a first or second language in most of the Commonwealth. In a few countries, such as Cyprus and… …   Wikipedia

  • List of members of the Commonwealth of Nations — The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of 53 independent sovereign states, most of which are former British colonies, or dependencies of these colonies. No one government in the Commonwealth, British or otherwise, exercises power… …   Wikipedia

  • Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth — The Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth (secretary of state) is the principal public information officer of the state government of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The Secretary of the Commonwealth oversees the Corporations Division, the …   Wikipedia

  • Proclamation Declaring the Establishment of the Commonwealth of Australia — The Proclamation Declaring the Establishment of the Commonwealth was a royal proclamation made by Queen Victoria on the 17 September 1900 federating the six separate British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania,… …   Wikipedia

  • List of stamps depicting the Commonwealth Games — The Commonwealth Games has been commemorated in the postage stamps of a number of nations. Unlike the Olympic Games the first celebrations of the Commonwealth Games did not appear on stamps. The first Commonwealth Games stamps were issued in… …   Wikipedia

  • Party for the Commonwealth of Canada — The Party for the Commonwealth of Canada was a Canadian political party formed by Canadians who supported the ideology of U.S. politician Lyndon LaRouche in the 1984, 1988 and 1993 elections. In the 1988 election, party leader Gilles Gervais led… …   Wikipedia

  • Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania — The Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (also known as The Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania and, where state affiliation was understood, The Supreme Executive Council, The Executive Council, or simply Council or …   Wikipedia

  • Office of the Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government of the Philippines — The Office of the Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government (OMACG) was created in 1935 upon the initiative of President Manuel L. Quezon by the Philippine and American governments for the purposes of developing a system of national defense …   Wikipedia

  • Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States — The Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States operates for the purposes of fulfilling economic obligations under the framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States. The mandate of the Economic Court includes the resolution of… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”