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Definition of the noun united kingdom

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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. 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. The United Kingdom pavilion is part of the World Showcase within Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Its location is between the France and Canada pavilions.
  3. United Kingdom is a Country.
  4. United Kingdom is a Country.


  1. "United Kingdom" is the fourth album by American Music Club. It was recorded primarily for the UK, where the band had a larger following than in their native USA, and consists of a mixture of studio and live tracks. The LP was produced by Tom Mallon who also produced the band's previous three LPs, The Restless Stranger, Engine and California. United Kingdom contained the song Kathleen the most obvious of many that Mark Eitzel has composed about his long term muse Kathleen Burns.
  2. "United Kingdom" is a composition.


  1. "United Kingdom" is a book by Glenda Quintini.
  2. "United Kingdom" is a book by Franz Groemping.
  3. "United Kingdom" is a book by Eileen Barkas Hoffman.
  4. "United Kingdom" is a book by Beatrice Pearce.
    • also known as "United Kingdom; a study of the educational system of the United Kingdom and guide to the academc placement of students from the United Kingdom in United States educational institutions, 1963"

Phrases with United Kingdom

  1. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  2. capital of the united kingdom

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Google previewThe Tourism Society's Dictionary for the Tourism Industry (2008)

by Verité Reily Collins

USA Innsbruck, Austria Inverness, United Kingdom Isle of Man, United Kingdom Islamabad, Pakistan Istanbul, Turkey Osaka (Itami), Japan lzmir, Turkey J Jacksonville, FL, USA Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Jersey, United Kingdom New York JFK, ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology (2014)

by Sin-Wai Chan

university college london, the united kingdom Introduction The European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT)1 might very well be registered in Switzerland,2 the organization is an official supporter of 'Translating and the Computer' ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy (2013)

by Peter Neville

More often, it was just called “Britain” or the “United Kingdom.” The independence of the Irish Free State, now the Irish Republic, in 1922, reduced the United Kingdom to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (26 southern counties ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition (2014)

by Alan E. Comyns

United Kingdom; Westinghouse Electric, Pittsburgh, PA; and National Lead (now Kronos), Sayreville, NJ.

Google previewThe Focal Encyclopedia of Photography (2013)

by Michael R. Peres

Brittain AHRC Research Fellow Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester, London, United Kingdom Owen Butler Associate Professor School of Photographic Arts and Sciences Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York, ...

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No one can truly be prepared for such devastation and pure malevolence, but the United Kingdom can always look to the United States as an ally resolved to stand firm in the war on terrorism. (Michael Burgess)
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