from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. British.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to Britain, Great Britain or the United Kingdom; British
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Great Britain; British.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Great Britain: as, Her Britannic Majesty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of Britain
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Britannic is her name, and she crossed this way in seven days and sixteen hours, and went home the last time in seven days and thirteen hours.
Captain Britain , also briefly known as Britannic, was created by X-Men writer Chris Claremont and Incredible Hulk artist Herb Trimpe, the character first appeared in Captain Britain Weekly #1 October 13, 1976.
_Richard_, known to us all by the household name of _Pink_, who in his after years tilted up and down what might then be called his Britannic majesty's oceans (viz., the Atlantic and Pacific) in the quality of midshipman, until Waterloo in one day put an extinguisher on that whole generation of midshipmen, by extinguishing all further call for their services; 7. a second _Jane_; 8.
The word "Britannic" antedates the occupation of India and the Declaration of Independence.
Towards the end of that month the "Britannic," a hospital ship, was torpedoed.
I set out in 1883 from Liverpool on board the "Britannic" with the fixed conviction that I should never, never return.
We were taken off the "Britannic" in a tug, and Mr. Abbey, Lawrence Barrett, and many other friends met us -- including the much-dreaded reporters.
"Britannic" (50,000 tons), the latter vessel seeming to almost fill the entrance to the harbour as she steamed slowly in.
Two days after the above I saw the "Britannic," the "Donau," the "Helvetia" and the "Schiedam" steam out, all off for Europe -- a magnificent sight.
When he reached the French station, he was to present his credentials and a letter from Dinwiddie to the officer in charge, “& in the name of His Britannic Majesty, to demand an answer from him thereto.”