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
the island of Great Britain.
The United Kingdom.
the British Empire.
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).
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.)
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Britain' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #324
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Britain' in Written Corpus Frequency: #993
The numerical value of Britain in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Britain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
We'll win by a substantial margin, britain's stronger, Britain's more secure, Britain will be more prosperous if we stay in Europe.
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.
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.
We are talking with Britain and I love Britain and want to keep talking to them, But when the rhetoric is driving you at 100 miles per hour up a blind alley, you have to realize that you won't be able to turn round at the end of the blind alley.
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