Definition of Protectorate. Meaning of Protectorate. Synonyms of Protectorate

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Definition of Protectorate

Protectorate
Protectorate Pro*tect"or*ate, n. [Cf. F. protectorat.] 1. Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell. 2. The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.

Meaning of Protectorate from wikipedia

- A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence...
- The Protectorate was the period during the Commonwealth (or, to monarchists, the Interregnum) when England and Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and the English...
- The Aden Protectorate (Arabic: محمية عدن‎ Maḥmiyyat ‘Adan) was a British protectorate in southern Arabia which evolved in the hinterland of the port of...
- The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (German: Prot****rat Böhmen und Mähren; Czech: Prot****rát Čechy a Morava) was a protectorate of **** Germany...
- The Colony and Protectorate of Kenya, commonly known as British Kenya, was part of the British Empire in Africa from 1920 until 1963. It was established...
- The Bechuanaland Protectorate (/bɛˈtʃwɑːnəˌlænd/) was a protectorate established on 31 March 1885, by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland...
- British protectorates were territories over which the British government exercised only limited jurisdiction. Many territories which became British protectorates...
- Coast Protectorate was a British protectorate in the Oil Rivers area of present-day Nigeria, originally established as the Oil Rivers Protectorate in 1884...
- French protectorate may refer to: The French protectorate of Cambodia The French protectorate of Laos The French protectorate in Morocco The French protectorate...
- and on 1 July 1895 the British government proclaimed a protectorate, the East Africa Protectorate, the administration being transferred to the Foreign Office...
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