- a cultural and economic association of France, its overseas departments and territories, and former French territories that chose to maintain association after becoming independent republics: formed 1958.
* * *French Community,an association formed in 1958 that includes France, her overseas territories, and many of her former colonies. It is similar to the Commonwealth of Nations.
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