the Commonwealth

noun

Definition of the Commonwealth

1 : a U.S. state used officially of Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
  • the Commonwealth of Kentucky
2 : the countries that were once part of the British Empire

Word by Word Definitions

commonwealth play
  1. : commonweal

  2. : a nation, state, or other political unit: such as

  3. : one founded on law and united by compact or tacit agreement of the people for the common good


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