Meaning of “crown colony” in the English Dictionary

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"crown colony" in British English

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crown colonynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkraʊn ˈkɒl.ə.ni/ us /ˌkraʊn ˈkɑː.lə.ni/

an area or country that is politically controlled by the UK and has a British governor

(Definition of “crown colony” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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