crown colony


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crown colony

a British colony whose administration and legislature is controlled by the Crown
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When Aden had become a crown colony in 1937, the main landward imports were qat, firewood and fodder.
The swaddling clothes of a Crown Colony administration are strangling us.
Rolls Royce is a Hong Kong taipan accessory ever since the time when the SAR was a crown colony in Her Britannic Majesty's Empire.
In 1808, Freetown became a British Crown Colony, and in 1896, the interior of the country became a British protectorate.
The earlier study depicted the historic efforts by DanishHalle missionaries, led by the renowned Bartholomew Ziegenbalg, to establish Lutheran mission work at the Danish crown colony of Tranquebar beginning in 1706.
Which French couturier created the vogue for British crown colony which included the likes the little black dress?
They had been on the island since 1814, when the island Malta became a crown colony of the British empire.
He therefore draws from the British experience with Crown Colony government and the centralized policies of French colonial rule in the Caribbean.
Hong Kong, the former Crown colony that reverted to Chinese rule in 1997, does not qualify under the quota rules because of favorable regulations and trade deals.
She traces the improvements brought by British officials as well as the confusion over legal sovereignty until 1926 when the island officially became a Crown Colony.
Wandering through the produce market is a good opportunity to mingle with the locals and admire the clock tower erected in 1903 as a memorial to Queen Victoria and to the Seychelles being declared a Crown Colony, independent from Mauritius.
Which island group, a British Crown Colony, has 2,200 people and 750,000 sheep?