Belonger
Be·long·er (bĭ-lôngʹər, -lŏngʹ-) n. Caribbean
A native-born island resident or a person who has been granted the status of a native-born resident: “Resentment for what many Belongers consider Britain's parsimonious attitude has rekindled a 13-year-old debate in the islands” (Maclean's).
  Be·longʹer·ship' n.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • belonger — index member (individual in a group) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • belonger — noun a) One who belongs; a member. b) One who has close ties to a specific overseas territory, normally by ancestry, and is therefore granted certain rights …   Wiktionary

  • belonger — belongˈer noun (sociology) A person of conservative, middle class values and lifestyle, conforming to social norms • • • Main Entry: ↑belong …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belonger status — is a legal classification normally associated with British overseas territories. It refers to people who have close ties to a specific territory, normally by birth and/or ancestry. The requirements for belonger status, and the rights that it… …   Wikipedia

  • British Overseas Territories citizen — The status of British Overseas Territories citizen relates to persons holding British nationality by virtue of a connection with a British Overseas Territory.British Nationality Act 1981The British Nationality Act 1981 came into force on 1… …   Wikipedia

  • British nationality law — Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom British nationality law is the law of the United Kingdom that concerns citizenship and other categories of British nationality. The law is complex because of the United Kingdom s former status as an imperial… …   Wikipedia

  • Colonie britannique — Territoire britannique d outre mer Localisation des territoires britanniques d outre mer Un territoire britannique d outre mer (en anglais, United Kingdom Overseas Territory, anciennement appelé dependent territory et plus tôt encore une colonie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Colonies anglaises — Territoire britannique d outre mer Localisation des territoires britanniques d outre mer Un territoire britannique d outre mer (en anglais, United Kingdom Overseas Territory, anciennement appelé dependent territory et plus tôt encore une colonie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Droit De La Nationalité — Introduction Droit des étrangers (France) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Droit de la nationalite — Droit de la nationalité Introduction Droit des étrangers (France) …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”