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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the group of islands in Western Europe.

Usage examples (35)
  • The Battle of Britain refer to the fights between German and British aircraft in 1940, when British aircraft tried to prevent German aircraft from dropping bombs on...
  • Britain is good for Europe but Europe is not good for Britain.
  • Britain: Britain extended a ban on most flights in its airspace to 0600 GMT Sunday.
  • Britain: Britain extended a ban on all flights in its airspace until 0000 GMT on Monday. for more
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  • "Britain" is short for Great Britain, and a "Briton" is a native of Great Britain. "Brittany" is a region of France, and a "Breton" is a native of Brittany.
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