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They wanted independence or, barring that, an American-administered protectorate.

The British ruled it as a protectorate from 1868 until 1968 and dominated the security services for decades afterward.

As an 11-year-old growing up in Somaliland, then a British protectorate, Edna Adan Ismail had a powerful dream.

She felt the relationship to be a true one, in contradistinction to the more usual form of protectorate of woman to child.

The government capital of the protectorate, however, is Zomba, at the base of the mountain of that name.

In 1904 the administration of the protectorate, originally directed by the foreign office, was transferred to the colonial office.

It is known as the Goro Escarpment, and at its eastern end it forms the boundary between the protectorate and Abyssinia.

There is a police force of about 2000 men, and two battalions of the King's African Rifles are stationed in the protectorate.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protectorate, such as: outpost, province, territory, antecedent(s), clearing, and dependency.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.