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BRITISH MANDATE OF PALESTINE
ENSIGNS
ANGLO-INDIAN
BRITISH EMPIRE
QUEEN
COMMONWEALTH REALM
COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS
ROYAL STYLE AND TITLES ACT
QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND
GOVERNORS-GENERAL
ADEN PROTECTORATE
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE GOVERNMENT
ALL RED LINE
ANGLO-BURMESE
ANGLO-ZULU WAR
BADGE
BLUE ENSIGN
BOER WAR
BRITAIN
BRITISH EAST AFRICA
BRITISH RULE IN INDIA
BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA COMPANY
BRITISH WEST INDIES
BRITISH COLONIES
BRITISH PROTECTORATE
CAYMAN ISLANDS
CHARLES PASLEY
CHIEF SECRETARY
CHOGM
COLONIAL SECRETARY
COLONY
COOK ISLANDS
CREST
CROWN
CROWN COLONY
DOMINION
DOMINIONS
DURBAR
EAST AFRICA PROTECTORATE
ELIZABETH II
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
FASHODA INCIDENT
FEDERATED MALAY STATES
FLAG
FORT JAMES
FOUNDATION
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  1. "GLOSSARY OF BRITISH EMPIRE"Shimla tour packages: provides information on shimla package tours with Delhi, Agra, Kullu and Manali.

British Mandate of Palestine

  1. The region was officially named the British Mandate of Palestine, and was called "Falastin" in Arabic and "Palestina ( Eretz Israel)" in Hebrew.
  2. In 1928 he became High Commissioner of the British Mandate of Palestine where he was perceived as being cool to Zionism. (Web site)

Ensigns

  1. Ensigns are national maritime flags flown by ships, at the stern, from a gaff, or from the yard-arm.
  2. Ensigns are not merely flags; they are essentially distinguishing flags.

Anglo-Indian

  1. An Anglo-Indian is a person whose father or any of whose other male progenitors in the male line is or was of European descent but who is a native of India. (Web site)
  2. The Anglo-Indian are a hard-working, family-oriented and church-going people.

British Empire

  1. British Empire was the largest empire in the history, and for a substatial was the global power. (Web site)
  2. British Empire was the largest empire in history and for a substantial time was the foremost global power. (Web site)
  3. I think the traditional interpretation of the term "British Empire" is what is causing the problems here. (Web site)
  4. It's nonsense to claim that one cannot define in one sentence the term "British Empire", or that one should not because it was not an official term.
  5. Of course, any date prior to 1603 is an anachronistic application of the term "British Empire" (just like the term "Angevin Empire"). (Web site)

Queen

  1. The Queen is a British citizen who resides in Britain.
  2. The Queen is a regular visitor to Australia.
  3. The Queen is a wonderful, apolitical representative of our country, and should be thanked for her hard work and determination.
  4. The Queen is a -Statutory Monarch-. As such she has no powers separate from the UK Parliament. (Web site)
  5. The Queen is an example to us all of of how a leader aught to behave, with a republican leader one can never be sure of his honesty and integrity. (Web site)

Commonwealth Realm

  1. A Commonwealth realm is a country where The Queen is the Head of State.
  2. A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth that recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state.
  3. A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth that recognize Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state. (Web site)
  4. A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth of Nations that recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their Queen and head of state.
  5. A Commonwealth Realm is any one of the 16 sovereign states of the Commonwealth of Nations that separately recognise Queen Elizabeth II as their monarch.

Commonwealth of Nations

  1. The Commonwealth of Nations is a group of countries.
  2. The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of Great Britain and about 50 countries that were once part of the British Empire. (Web site)
  3. The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of independent sovereign states formed mostly by the United Kingdom and most of its former colonies.
  4. The Commonwealth of Nations is a microcosm of the League of Nations.
  5. The Commonwealth of Nations is a twentieth-century creation, but its origins go back to events in 1867. (Web site)

Royal Style And Titles Act

  1. This act repealed sections of the Royal Style and Titles Act (1953), which had been passed at the time of Queen Elizabeth II 's accession to the Throne.
  2. The title Queen of Australia has existed since 1973, when the Parliament of Australia passed the Royal Style and Titles Act (1973).
  3. The Australian Royal Style and Titles Act 1953 styled the new Queen Elizabeth II Queen of Australia, as well as of the United Kingdom and her other realms.

Queen of New Zealand

  1. Elizabeth II, as the Queen of New Zealand, is the Head of State and, in her absence, is represented by a non-partisan Governor-General. (Web site)
  2. The Queen of New Zealand is more democratic than a President of New Zealand could ever be, because she represents all New Zealanders.
  3. This claim is simply based on the fact that the Queen is in law the Queen of New Zealand. (Web site)

Governors-General

  1. Governors-General are always the patrons of many charitable, service, sporting and cultural organisations. (Web site)
  2. Governors-General were appointed by the King initially on the advice of the British Government, but with the consent of the Irish Government.
  3. Governors-General were expected to exercise a supervisory role over the Australian Government in the manner of a colonial Governor.

Aden Protectorate

  1. A postage stamp from the Aden Protectorate state of Qu'aiti, 1942. (Web site)
  2. Rulers and residents: British relations with the Aden Protectorate, 1937-59.
  3. The Aden Protectorate Levies were a militia force for local defense, armed and officered by the British. (Web site)

Administrator of The Government

  1. Note: The 'acting Governor-General' is known as the Administrator of the Government, or simply Administrator in every day usage.
  2. Her official title when she acts as Governor General is Administrator of the Government. (Web site)
  3. In the absence of the Governor-General the Chief Justice acts as the Administrator of the Government, or simply Administrator in everyday usage. (Web site)

All Red Line

  1. All Red Line is an informal name for the system of electrical telegraphs that linked all the British Empire.
  2. The All Red Line was an informal name for the system of electrical telegraphs that linked all the British Empire.

Anglo-Burmese

  1. Today's Anglo-Burmese can count a very diverse lineage in their blood.
  2. At this time, about 30% of the population of Rangoon were reckoned as Anglo-Burmese. (Web site)
  3. The term Anglo-Burmese is also used to refer to Eurasians of European and other Burmese ethnic minority groups (e.g. (Web site)

Anglo-Zulu War

  1. The Anglo-Zulu War is a subject often obscured from history and put under the broader picture of colonialism.
  2. The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between Britain and the Zulu s, and signalled the end of the Zulus as an independent nation.

Badge

  1. The badge is a golden lion rampant guardant holding in front paws a crown. (Web site)
  2. The badge is the only insigne used by all members of the Order.
  3. The badge is the only insignia used by all members of the Order. (Web site)
  4. The badge is the traditional Royal Cypher, not the simple crowned 'E' used for the queen's various personal flags.
  5. The badge was derived from the crest of the arms granted to the British South Africa Company twenty years after it received its royal charter.

Blue Ensign

  1. The Blue Ensign is a Flag , one of several British Ensigns , used by certain organisations or territories associated with the United Kingdom .
  2. Blue Ensign is a flag, one of several British ensigns, used by certain organisations or territories associated with the United Kingdom. (Web site)
  3. The Blue Ensign is a flag used by certain organisations or territories associated with the United Kingdom.
  4. The Blue Ensign is a navy blue flag with the Union Flag or Union Jack, of Great Britain, in the upper hoist (upper left corner). (Web site)
  5. The Blue Ensign was for Government use only, reflecting British practice with its ensigns.

Boer War

  1. The Boer War is a watershed event for the British Army in particular and for the British Empire as a whole. (Web site)
  2. The Boer War was a film made in 1914 and directed by George Melford about the Second Boer War.
  3. The Boer War was also the last hurrah of the Victorian Age.
  4. The Boer War: The futile beginning of hostilities in which the British offer themselves as sitting targets for siege practice at 3 towns on the border. (Web site)

Britain

  1. Britain was compelled in 1856-7 to go through a strain of agony and effort to maintain her place of power.
  2. Britain was even losing her former overwhelming dominance in trade with India, China, Latin America, and the coasts of Africa. (Web site)
  3. Britain is a valued ally of Australia - as is the United States.
  4. Britain was challenged again by France under Napoleon, in a struggle that, unlike previous wars, represented a contest of ideologies between the two nations.
  5. Britain was even losing her former overwhelming dominance in trade with India, China, Latin America , or the coasts of Africa.

British East Africa

  1. British East Africa is a British protectorate; Somaliland is under British and Italian protection; Abyssinia is independent.

British Rule In India

  1. This event is widely regarded as the beginning of British rule in India.
  2. See British Raj in the History of South Asia series for the history of British rule in India between 1857 and 1947.
  3. And the whole history of British rule in India is a demonstration of the fact that we have never been able to offer successful violence.

British South Africa Company

  1. The British South Africa Company was a mercantile company incorporated in 1889 under a Royal Charter at the instigation of Cecil Rhodes. (Web site)
  2. The British South Africa Company was chartered in 1889, and the settlement of Salisbury (now Harare, the capital) was established in 1890.
  3. The British South Africa Company was established by Cecil Rhodes, receiving a royal charter in 1889. (Web site)

British West Indies

  1. British West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea.
  2. The British West Indies are those islands in the Caribbean that are or were British colonies. (Web site)

British Colonies

  1. Canada received the title upon the Confederation in 1867 of several British colonies in North America. (Web site)
  2. Trying to stop unitedly the disintegrating and murder soaked pieces of former, British colonies is a thankless task.
  3. Many former British colonies share or shared certain characteristics: The English language as either the main or secondary language.

British Protectorate

  1. A British protectorate was declared in 1893. (Web site)
  2. A British protectorate was established over his kingdom in January, 1896. (Web site)

Cayman Islands

  1. Cayman Islands - The islands were acquired from Spain in 1670. (Web site)
  2. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries, and were administered by Jamaica after 1863.
  3. The Cayman Islands were discovered on May 10th, 1503 by Christopher Columbus on his fourth and last voyage to the new world.

Charles Pasley

  1. Charles Pasley was personally a courageous fighter who, by the time he wrote his book, had been twice-wounded in a single battle. (Web site)

Chief Secretary

  1. The Chief Secretary is a thoughtful man, and I am sure that he knows in his heart of hearts that he was given a bit of a duff text to start off with.
  2. The Chief Secretary is the title of a senior civil servant in members of the Commonwealth of Nations, and, historically, in the British Empire. (Web site)
  3. The Chief Secretary was the key office-holder of state in the British administration in Ireland. (Web site)
  4. The Chief Secretary was the senior official after the Governor in the larger British Crown Colonies and other territories. (Web site)

Chogm

  1. CHOGM is the successor to the Prime Ministers' Conferences and earlier Imperial Conferences and Colonial Conferences dating back to 1887.
  2. CHOGM is the successor to the Prime Ministers' Conferences and earlier Imperial Conference s and Colonial Conferences dating back to 1887.

Colonial Secretary

  1. The Colonial Secretary was a member of both the Executive and Legislative Councils from their formation in 1832. (Web site)
  2. The Colonial Secretary was the representative of the British Colonial Office in Tasmania , and was usually appointed from Britain.
  3. The Colonial Secretary was the representative of the British Colonial Office in Western Australia, and was usually appointed from Britain. (Web site)

Colony

  1. A colony was established in what the Vikings described as Vinland, identified in 1963 as being on the northernmost tip of Newfoundland.
  2. A colony was for the first time achieving responsible government without leaving the Empire.
  3. The colony was ceded to the United Kingdom in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris. (Web site)
  4. The colony was conquered by the Spanish and became extinct in 1641. (Web site)
  5. The colony was founded by Jan van Riebeeck for the Dutch East India Company to serve as a stopping point on the way to India.

Cook Islands

  1. Cook Islands is a New Zealand dependency in the South Pacific, and no doubt the Registry offers great advantages to yachts.
  2. The Cook Islands are a constitutional monarchy within the Realm of New Zealand with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch, since 4 August 1965. (Web site)
  3. The Cook Islands is a self-governing state in free association with New Zealand, which lies about 3000km to the south-west.

Crest

  1. Crest: A lion guardant passant Or, supporting with its dexter paw an ivory tusk erect proper.
  2. The crest is a lion statant guardant wearing the imperial crown, itself on another representation of that crown. (Web site)
  3. The crest is a turtle and a pineapple plant.

Crown

  1. The Crown is also the source of all justice in the U.K., which means that it is immune from prosecution.
  2. The Crown is the institution; the monarch is the person. (Web site)

Crown Colony

  1. However, the term "crown colony" is still utilised when referring to the Falkland Islands, British Antarctic Territory, and Gibraltar. (Web site)
  2. The term "crown colony" is still utilized when refering to the Falkland Islands, British Antarctic Territory, and Gibraltar.

Dominion

  1. A dominion was a self-governing colony or autonomous state within the British Empire, a concept eventually replaced by Commonwealth Realm.
  2. A Dominion is an independent country.
  3. A Dominion is a type of angel.
  4. A dominion is a territory or region under absolute ownership, and can also refer to supreme authority, or sovereignty.
  5. Dominion is a webcomic created by Matthew Genier and Jeremy Hamilton Dominion: Tank Police is an anime and manga series.

Dominions

  1. The Dominions were quasi-autonomous states of the British Empire.
  2. The Dominions were self-governing, but their ability to legislate remained theoretically subject to the British Parliament. (Web site)

Durbar

  1. A durbar is a state reception formerly given by an Indian prince for a British Sovereign.
  2. A durbar is the executive council of a native state.
  3. Durbar is a non-slip raised pattern floor plate of integral manufacture (the pattern is rolled in not welded).
  4. Durbar is a term in India for a court or levee, from the Persian darbar.
  5. The Durbar is a celebration at Eid-el-Fitr, which is the festival at the end of Ramadan, during which the various clans present themselves to the local Emir.

East Africa Protectorate

  1. The East Africa Protectorate was then proclaimed, with Sir Arthur Hardinge as the first commissioner.

Elizabeth Ii

  1. Elizabeth II is also the Head of State, separately, of sixteen members of the Commonwealth, called Commonwealth Realm s.
  2. Elizabeth II is also the Head of State, separately, of sixteen members of the Commonwealth, called Commonwealth Realms.
  3. Elizabeth II is also the current Head of State, separately, of sixteen members of the Commonwealth, called Commonwealth realms. (Web site)
  4. Elizabeth II is the current monarch.
  5. Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926, in London, the oldest child of the Duke of York and his wife, Elizabeth. (Web site)

Executive Council

  1. The Executive Council is the body responsible for decision-making in the government. (Web site)
  2. The Executive Council is usually called a cabinet and is led by a Chief Minister, who is the leader of the majority party in parliament.
  3. The Executive Council was established with the coming into force of the Free State constitution in 1922. (Web site)

Fashoda Incident

  1. The Fashoda Incident was the climax of imperial territorial disputes between the United Kingdom and France in Eastern Africa .

Federated Malay States

  1. In addition to a state flag, the Federated Malay States also had a naval ensign.
  2. Kuala Lumpur was the capital of the Federated Malay States and is the current Malaysian capital.
  3. The coat of arms of the Federated Malay States featured a shield guarded by two tigers.

Flag

  1. A flag is a symbol representing its country. (Web site)
  2. The Flag is the shield design of the New Zealand Coat of Arms in the form of an oblong or square.
  3. The flag is a big issue here and should be changed to reflect a new world country similar to Canada. (Web site)
  4. The flag is also known as the "Australian Colours" or the "Colonial Ensign".
  5. The flag is also used by the pro-Unionist Reform Movement in the Republic.

Fort James

  1. Fort James is a British fort built to protect the entrance of St. John---s harbor in the 17th Century.
  2. Fort James is a member of the Fox River Group of paper mills potentially responsible for contamination of the river with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
  3. Fort James is a powerful way to absorb oil faster.
  4. Fort James is a reminder of the centuries of struggle to dominate the slave, and other, trades of the region. (Web site)
  5. Fort James is a room.

Foundation

  1. The Foundation is headquartered in Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London, and has no other offices.
  2. The foundation was thus laid for economic growth in North Borneo. (Web site)

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