from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A female personification of Great Britain or the British Empire.
- n. Britannia metal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. a female personification of Britain
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white-metal alloy of tin, antimony, bismuth, copper, etc. It somewhat resembles silver, and is used for table ware. Called also Britannia metal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Britannia metal (which see, under metal).
Latin, Britain, from Britannī, the Britons.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)