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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

Merriam Webster's

noun Usage: often capitalized both Cs Date: 1828 a British colony over which the Crown retains some control

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Crown colony Crown colony A colony of the British Empire not having an elective magistracy or a parliament, but governed by a chief magistrate (called Governor) appointed by the Crown, with executive councilors nominated by him and not elected by the people.



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