Definition of British overseas territory in English:

British overseas territory

Line breaks: Brit|ish over|seas ter¦ri|tory

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A territory that is under the sovereignty of the UK but does not form part of the UK itself, such as Bermuda, Gibraltar, and the Falkland Islands. Compare with Crown dependency.

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