English noun: commonwealth
|1.||commonwealth (location) the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)|
|Broader (hypernym)||province, state|
|Instance hyponym||Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, PR, Puerto Rico|
|2.||commonwealth (group) a politically organized body of people under a single government|
|Samples||The state has elected a new president.|
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.
|Synonyms||body politic, country, land, nation, res publica, state|
|Broader (hypernym)||political entity, political unit|
|Narrower (hyponym)||ally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power|
|Instance hyponym||Eelam, Tamil Eelam|
|Part holonym||estate, estate of the realm, the three estates|
|3.||commonwealth (group) a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another|
|Broader (hypernym)||global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation, world organization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations|
|4.||commonwealth (group) a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them|
|Broader (hypernym)||form of government, political system|
|Narrower (hyponym)||parliamentary democracy, Weimar Republic|