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.)
Etymology and Origins
This country was known to the Phœnicians as Barat-Anac, “the land of time.” The Romans called it Britannia.
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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
Examples of Britain in a Sentence
Throughout our history we've stuck with Britain.
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.
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