crown colony definition

  • noun:
    • A British colony where federal government in London has many control of legislation, usually administered by an appointed governor.
    • a British colony managed by the Uk Crown, represented by a governor
  • others:
    • A colony of British Empire without having an elective magistracy or a parliament, but influenced by a chief magistrate (known as Governor) appointed by the Crown, with executive councilors selected by him and not chosen because of the folks.

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