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Crown dependency

Saltos de línea: Crown de¦pend|ency

Definición de Crown dependency en inglés:

sustantivo

A territory that is under the sovereignty of the British Crown but does not form part of the UK. The Crown dependencies are the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Compare with British overseas territory.
Example sentences
  • Tuckwell is an Australian citizen who lives on the island of Jersey, in the Channel Islands, which are British crown dependencies.
  • It meets on average once a month and among other things performs certain judicial functions, including hearing appeals from several Commonwealth countries and crown dependencies.
  • In areas such as Thetford and the crown dependencies of Jersey and Guernsey, the Portuguese form the largest ethnic minority groups at 30% of the population, 20% and 3% respectively.

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