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Definition of commonwealth:

  1. The country in which a free and popular government exists; the whole body of the people in a country; in Eng. Hist., the form of government established under Oliver Cromwell.


rural area, estate, democracy, polity, res publica, landed estate, the U.K., state of matter, earth, acres, demesne, superstate, terra firma, Cape Cod, solid ground, province, tribe, body politic, the Pacific Rim, dry land, kingdom, land, commune, ACT, majority rule, S.A., federation, sovereignty, the Balkans, the Corn Belt, the UAE, race, nation, the Bible Belt, population, state, the British Isles, farming, bloc, colonia, republic, country, domain, commonality, Benelux, soil, the Cotton Belt, ground, Costa.

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