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English noun: British Empire

1. British Empire (location) a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand

SamplesThe sun never sets on the British Empire.

Instance hypernymgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Member holonymAustralia, Bharat, British East Africa, British Guiana, British Isles, British West Africa, British West Indies, Canada, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Commonwealth of Australia, Guyana, India, New Zealand, Republic of India

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