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
Nobody can force Britain to submit this application.
Leaving the EU is a one-way ticket to a poorer Britain.
We will have difficult negotiations with Britain, it will not be easy.
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
We are very much happy to talk in favour of Britain remaining in the EU.
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