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Definition of the noun great britain

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  1. 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


  1. Great Britain a.k.a. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, the country includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that shares a land border with another state: the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea in the east and the English Channel in the south. The Irish Sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland. The UK has an area of 243,610 square kilometres, making it the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world and the 11th-largest in Europe.
  2. Great Britain, also known as Britain, is an island in the North Atlantic off the north-west coast of continental Europe. With an area of 229,848 km², it is the largest island of the British Isles, the largest island in Europe and the ninth-largest in the world. In 2011 the island had a population of about 61 million people, making it the third-most populous island in the world, after Java and Honshū. It is surrounded by over 1,000 smaller islands. The island of Ireland lies to its west.

There are other places with in their name, like SS Great Britain, Kingdom of Great Britain, Smallest House in Great Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.


Great Britain a.k.a. Cyborg 007 is a fictional character from the 2012 film 009 Re: Cyborg.


  1. "Great Britain" is a play by Richard Bean.
  2. "Great Britain" is a book by Theodore Heline.
    • also known as "Great Britain a pivotal point in a changing world: a lecture"
  3. "Great Britain" is a book by Everett Einar Hagen.
    • also known as "Great Britain: quiet revolution in planning"
  4. "Great Britain" is a book by John M. Gaus.
  5. "Great Britain" is a book by Philip Steele.


Great Britain is a 2014 theater production of the play by Richard Bean.

Phrases with Great Britain

  1. Great Britain Blackberry
  2. Great Britain and Ireland
  3. Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  4. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  5. king of great britain

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Great Britain

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Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)

Great Britain Walfisch Bay . . . . . . . . . . Africa (West) Wallaroo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Australia Walsall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Great Britain Wanchow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . China Wanganui .

Great Britain Warsaw .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The encyclopedia (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

By 1938, Great Britain raised the rate on American auto imports to 33.3 percent while the United States retained the 10 percent rate. The success of the auto industry during the war resulted in a recommendation by the Public Advisory Board ...

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Registering to vote in Great Britain - British Sign Language

If you want to vote at the UK general election on 7 May, you must be registered to vote by Monday 20 April. To register in Great Britain, go to ...

Quotes about Great Britain

It may be easily shown, and is of no small significance, that the two great ideas of which the Anglo-Saxon is the exponent are having a fuller development in the United States than in Great Britain. (Josiah Strong)
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