All Red


Definition of All Red

: wholly within the Commonwealth of Nations used of connections between Britain and her overseas territoriesan All Red route

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First Known Use of All Red

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for All Red

so called from the color of British territory on British official maps

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The first known use of All Red was in 1894

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“All Red.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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