French Community

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.

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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.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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