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crown colonynoun [C]

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an ​area or ​country that is ​politicallycontrolled by the UK and has a British governor
(Definition of crown colony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crown colony”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)直辖殖民地…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)直轄殖民地…
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