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Commonwealth realm

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Commonwealth realm (plural Commonwealth realms)

  1. A member state of the Commonwealth of Nations (as most former British colonial possessions) which is a realm (kingdom) in personal union with the United Kingdom, i.e. has the British Sovereign as its 'shared' head of state, which is usally represented in its capital by a governor general.