Definition of Commonwealths

1. Noun. (plural of commonwealth) ¹



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Definition of Commonwealths

1. commonwealth [n] - See also: commonwealth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commonwealths

commonplaced
commonplacely
commonplaceness
commonplaces
commonplacing
commons
commonsense
commonsensible
commonsensical
commonty
commonweal
commonweals
commonwealth
commonwealthman
commonwealthmen
commonwealths (current term)
commonwealthsman
commonwealthsmen
commorance
commorances
commorancies
commorancy
commorant
commorants
commoration
commorations
commorient
commorse
commos
commot

Literary usage of Commonwealths

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1. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1891)
"In the first case, Congress may revise and control the inspection laws of the commonwealths, and the net produce of all taxes laid by the commonwealths upon ..."

2. History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy by Edward Augustus Freeman, John Bagnell Bury (1893)
"Two classes of Federal commonwealths. First, The " System of Cm- federated ... Even among those commonwealths which at once secure to every member full ..."

3. Selected Readings in Public Finance by Charles Jesse Bullock (1906)
"The Income Tax in the American commonwealths. — Various American states have experimented with general or partial income taxes, and their experience has ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"It is now expressed in a series of guaranties and limitations contained in the organic law of the several commonwealths, in a well-developed system of ..."

5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"Presently begins the gradual change of the commonwealths into tyrannies, Growth of and the grouping together of many of them into larger states. ..."

6. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1906)
"... received early development and practice, but many conditions have prevented the realization of the intent of the statutes in the various commonwealths. ..."

7. History of Federal Government from the Foundation of the Achaian League to by Edward Augustus Freeman (1863)
"First of all, system of the greatness of such commonwealths is seldom so en- Bunion ... Of all 1 * ones. city-commonwealths none ever had so long a day of ..."

8. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"Measures for forming a Confederacy of Grecian commonwealths. Disunion among the Greeks. Assembly of Deputies from Ihe confederated commonwealths at Corinth. ..."

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