The Commonwealth is a group of mostly former British colonies that represents over a third of the global population.
What does BC stand for?
BC stands for British Colonies
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We have 272 other meanings of BC in our Acronym Attic
- Branch Chief, National Staff
- Branch on Condition (IBM)
- Brazosport College (junior college; Lake Jackson, TX)
- Bread for the City (Washington, DC)
- Breakfast Cereals
- Breaking Capacity
- Breast Cancer
- Brew Crew
- Bridgewater College (Virginia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Since Bainimarama seized power in a 2006 coup, Australia and New Zealand have successfully pushed for Fiji's suspension from the Commonwealth of mainly former British colonies and the 16-nation Pacific Islands Forum, South Africa as it continues to shift its diplomatic focus.
She is also head of the Commonwealth, an association of 54 countries, mostly former British colonies.
Muslims have been emigrating to Europe in large numbers for decades, coming mostly from former French and British colonies in Africa and Asia, countries such as Morocco, Algeria, and Pakistan.
uk STAFF at Coventry's Herbert Art Gallery and Museum are keen to collect Second World War memories from local people with roots in former British colonies after hearing the story of a former city magistrate who escaped from Burma as Japanese troops advanced.
It was the first such law in the British Empire, and it came at a time when other British colonies, like Australia, were abolishing capital punishment for actual rape.
Talib looks at the way in which the English language has played 'an important part in the aesthetic realisation of postcolonial literatures' and has also been involved in the 'attempt to realise a national identity' in former British colonies.
Walvin's successes include his treatment of Equiano as a small-scale entrepreneur moving fruits, glassware, and slaves, including his own "countrymen," from port to port in the West Indies and the southeastern mainland British colonies and his treatment of Equiano as a figure in British radical politics in the late 1780s and early 1790s.