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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Commonly called Great Britain or Britain.United Kingdom A country of western Europe comprising England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Beginning with the kingdom of England, it was created by three acts of union: with Wales (1536), Scotland (1707), and Ireland (1800). At the height of its power in the 19th century it ruled an empire that spanned the globe. London is the capital and the largest city. Population: 60,800,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A kingdom and sovereign state in Europe comprising the four countries of England, Scotland and Wales in the island of Great Britain, and Northern Ireland in the island of Ireland. Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Abbreviation: UK.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under United.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

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Examples

  • For the first time, perhaps, what we call the United Kingdom entirely deserves its name.

    The Appetite of Tyranny Including Letters to an Old Garibaldian

  • Great Britain, there was a time that it was ruled by the Romans, then the French, before you have what you call United Kingdom today.

    Thisday Online

  • Instead, let's focus on starting the new year right, with some easily attainable goals and good habits for rightsizing expenses: Health insurance: cover yourself. , you call the United Kingdom for 2 cents per minute on a landline or 10 cents per minute on a mobile.

  • :::: With regard to the official language of the UK, I have replaced the original edit I made: the British government website (which is referenced in the article) clearly states that the official language of the United Kingdom is English.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • [[User: Chris Day | Chris Day]] 16: 19, 14 October 2008 (UTC):: With regard to the official language of the UK, I have replaced the original edit I made: the British government website (which is referenced in the article) clearly states that the official language of the United Kingdom is English.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • With regard to the official language of the UK, I have replaced the original edit I made: the British government website (which is referenced in the article) clearly states that the official language of the United Kingdom is English.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • :: With regard to the official language of the UK, I have replaced the original edit I made: the British government website (which is referenced in the article) clearly states that the official language of the United Kingdom is English.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • For this first edition we have chosen the United Kingdom, which is our main tourism market, with a programme that includes British artists as well as national ones," said Augusto Miranda, the co-ordinator of the campaign."

    Portugal's new tourism draws are Phantom Of The Opera and Evita

  • The United Kingdom, which is a member of the European Union though not the common currency, has long viewed the union as a trading bloc, not a political project.

    Italy's Leader Warns EU Needs Better Democracy

  • The British public -- the United Kingdom is the second largest armed contingent in Afghanistan -- opposes the war by 72 percent, and other coalition forces are quickly abandoning the effort in the war-torn Central Asian nation.

    Conn Hallinan: Dismembering Afghanistan

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