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British Empire

noun as in british commonwealth of nations

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This proved problematic when the United States declared war on the mighty British Empire.

Even the queen saw fit to honor him with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace in 2008.

It was, I have to say, at the bottom of the hierarchy of royal honors, a British Empire Medal.

After the postwar disintegration of the British Empire, Scots curiously disassociated themselves with the period altogether.

But, his psychic performance in the British Empire was about as underwhelming as England's in the World Cup.

For over a century, Hong Kong was a colony of the British Empire.

It is another of the signs of the changing social conditions in the British Empire.

It is the crowning of my own life rather than that of the British Empire that engages my present thought.

Especially is this true about London, the centre of the British Empire, and almost the centre of the world's history.

I return from this tour of the world back to the British Empire.

For let any Unionist glance round the world outside the British Empire.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to British Empire, such as: britain, commonwealth of nations, england, perfidious albion, the commonwealth, and united kingdom.

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