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United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym for the United Kingdom. Some prefer to use Britain as shorth ...

United Kingdom
, a sovereign state in Europe comprising the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands *
Great Britain Great Britain is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. With an area of , it is the largest of the British Isles, the List of European islands by area, largest European island, and the List of i ...

Great Britain
, the largest island in the United Kingdom *
Roman Britain Roman Britain is the period in classical antiquity when large parts of the island of Great Britain were under Roman conquest of Britain, occupation by the Roman Empire. The occupation lasted from AD 43 to AD 410. During that time, the ...

Roman Britain
, a former Roman province corresponding roughly to modern-day England and Wales *Historical predecessors to the present-day United Kingdom: **
Kingdom of Great Britain The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called Great Britain,"After the political union of England and Scotland in 1707, the nation's official name became 'Great Britain'", ''The American Pageant, Volume 1'', Cengage Learning (2012) was a s ...

Kingdom of Great Britain
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was a sovereign state that existed between 1801 and 1922. It was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into a unified state ...

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
(1801 to 1922) Britain may also refer to:


Places

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Britain (place name) The name Britain originates from the Common Brittonic Common Brittonic ( ang, Brytisċ; cy, Brythoneg; kw, Brythonek; br, Predeneg) was a Celtic language spoken in Britain and Brittany. It is also variously known as Old Brittonic, and Comm ...
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Britain, Virginia Britain is an Unincorporated area, unincorporated community village in Loudoun County, Virginia, Loudoun County, Virginia lying along Milltown Creek. It is located on the eastern flanks of Short Hill Mountain along Mountain Road (VA Route 690) at ...
, an unincorporated community in the United States of America


People

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Calvin Britain Calvin Britain (December 31, 1800 – January 18, 1862) was an American politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of the U. S. state of Michigan Michigan () is a U.S. state, state in the Great Lakes region, Great Lakes and Upper Midwest ...
(1800–1862), an American politician *
Kristen Britain Kristen Britain is an American author. She wrote ''Green Rider'' (which was nominated for the Crawford Award), ''First Rider's Call'', ''The High King's Tomb'', ''Blackveil'' (which was nominated for the David Gemmell Legend Award), and ''Mirror S ...
, an American novelist


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Captain Britain Captain Britain (Brian Braddock) is a fictional superhero A superhero or superheroine is a stock character Stock (also capital stock) is all of the shares into which ownership of a corporation is divided.Longman Business English Dictio ...
, a Marvel Comics superhero *
National sports teams of the United KingdomNational sports teams of the United Kingdom is an incomplete list of sports teams representing the United Kingdom. The teams are often referred to as 'Great Britain' as they represent the United Kingdom minus Northern Ireland, the residents of which ...


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Terminology of the British Isles The terminology of the British Isles refers to the words and phrases that are used to describe the (sometimes overlapping) geographical and political areas of the islands of Great Britain Great Britain is an island in the North Atlanti ...
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England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. E ...

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Britains Britains, earlier known by the founder's name W. Britain, is a British toy company known for its diecast lead toy soldiers. The company, however, with its factory in London, also diversified into other associated toys such as diecast zamac ZAMAK ...
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Britannia Britannia () is the national personification upright=0.9, An early example of National personification in a gospel book dated 990: Germania.html"_;"title="Sclavinia,_Germania">Sclavinia,_Germania,_Sclavinia,_Germania,_Gallia">Germania.ht ...

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British Isles The British Isles are a group of islands in the North Atlantic off the north-western coast of continental Europe Continental Europe or mainland Europe is the contiguous continent A continent is any of several large landmasse ...

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Brittain (disambiguation)Brittain may refer to: * Brittain (surname) * Brittain, West Virginia, United States * Brittain, Ohio, United States * Brittain Creek, a stream in North Carolina * Brittain Dining Hall * Brittain Speaker, a Leslie speaker#History, historical name fo ...
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Brittany (disambiguation) Brittany is a historical province of France. It may also refer to the following affiliation: * Duchy of Brittany, an historical administrative unit * Brittany (administrative region), the present-day administrative region of Brittany, in France, wh ...
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Brit (disambiguation) Brit, Brits or BRIT may refer to: People Nicknames * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern ...
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Britten (disambiguation) Benjamin Britten Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British music, with a range of works including o ...
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Briton (disambiguation) Britons The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage ...
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Brittonic languages Brittonic or Brythonic may refer to: *Common Brittonic Common Brittonic ( ang, Brytisċ; cy, Brythoneg; kw, Brythonek; br, Predeneg), also known as Common Brythonic or Proto-Brittonic, was a Celtic language The Celtic languages ( , ) ...
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British (disambiguation) British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ir ...
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Great Britain (disambiguation) Great Britain Great Britain is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. With an area of , it is the largest of the British Isles, the List of European islands by area, largest European island, a ...
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