Noun(1) a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of
(1) Whether or not his spirit had been broken, Westrowe's health was clearly poor, and he died in late 1653, as England abandoned the republican experiment in favour of the Cromwellian protectorate .(2) a French protectorate had been established over Tunis(3) Her protectorate over the Danubian Principalities was replaced by the guarantee of the seven signatory powers, and she lost about a third of Bessarabia.(4) In 1902, they succeeded in establishing firm control over the Ashanti region and making the northern territories a protectorate .(5) Panama was juridically a protectorate of the United States(6) In 1783 the king of Kartli (in eastern Georgia) signed the Treaty of Georgievsk with the Russians, by which Russia agreed to take the kingdom as its protectorate .(7) The evils of the labor trade prompted the United Kingdom to declare a protectorate over the southern Solomons in 1893.(8) Although discovered by the Dutch and the British in the 17th and 18th centuries, it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842.(9) As foreign secretary he resisted party pressure to withdraw from Uganda and imposed a protectorate on that territory.(10) American protectorates in Cuba, Panama, Haiti, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic were modified or dismantled.(11) In an effort to restore a measure of order, the Gilbert and Ellice Islands (the Ellice Islands are now known as Tuvalu) consented to becoming British protectorates in 1892.(12) Some European overseas empires, most notably the British, made a pretty firm distinction between the core modern state and the colonies, dominions, and protectorates that made up the empire.(13) As its free trade and influential relationship with Africa was threatened, Britain began to turn trade agreements into stronger and more formal protectorates and even colonies.
1. protectorate ::
3. custody ::
4. tutelage ::
5. patronage ::
6. superintendence ::
Different Formsprotectorate, protectorates
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