What does Britain mean?

Definitions for Britainˈbrɪt n

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Britain.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain(noun)

    a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Wiktionary

  1. Britain(ProperNoun)

    the island of Great Britain.

  2. Britain(ProperNoun)

    The United Kingdom.

  3. Britain(ProperNoun)

    Brittany.

  4. Britain(ProperNoun)

    the British Empire.

  5. Britain(ProperNoun)

    the British Empire

    The name of 'Britain' [...] ought to answer every purpose, or if that be thought too condensed, it may be pluralized into 'The Britains'. (The Times, 16 July 1874, 10/6, cited after OED).

  6. Britain(ProperNoun)

    a Briton

    The Britains' struggles with the Scots and Picts [...] led to the Britains asking the Romans for help in constructing a great wall. (L. C. Lambdin and R. T. Lambdin, Companion to Old and Middle English Literature, 2002, p. 12.)

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Britain' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #324

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Britain' in Written Corpus Frequency: #993

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Britain in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Britain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Lloyd George:

    What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.

  2. Stuart Rose:

    We'll win by a substantial margin, britain's stronger, Britain's more secure, Britain will be more prosperous if we stay in Europe.

  3. David Cameron:

    Because what is happening in Britain is not unique to Britain. Across the European Union, issues of migration are causing real concern. dISCUSS WITHOUT DRAMA.

  4. Margaret Hilda Thatcher:

    If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you.

  5. Hendrik Willem Van Loon:

    Great Britain, an island off the Dutch coast, which is responsible for the happiness of fully one-quarter of the human race. Per: Van Loon's Geography, Copy-write 1932. Garden City Publishing, Copy-write 1937; Page-216.

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