British may refer to:
Peoples, culture, and language
British people or Britons, also known colloquially as Brits, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies.: British nationality law governs mo ...
, nationals or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies.
British national identity is a term referring to the sense of national identity, as embodied in the shared and characteristic culture, languages and traditions, of the British people. It comprises the claimed qualities that bind and distingu ...
, the British identity and common culture
British English (BrE, en-GB, or BE) is, according to Oxford Dictionaries, " English as used in Great Britain, as distinct from that used elsewhere". More narrowly, it can refer specifically to the English language in England, or, more broadly ...
, the English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom or, more broadly, throughout the British Isles
The Britons ( *''Pritanī'', la, Britanni), also known as Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, were people of Celtic language and culture who inhabited Great Britain from at least the British Iron Age and into the Middle Ages, at which point the ...
, an ancient ethno-linguistic group
The Brittonic languages (also Brythonic or British Celtic; cy, ieithoedd Brythonaidd/Prydeinig; kw, yethow brythonek/predennek; br, yezhoù predenek) form one of the two branches of the Insular Celtic language family; the other is Goidelic. ...
, a branch of the Insular Celtic language family (formerly called British)
Common Brittonic ( cy, Brythoneg; kw, Brythonek; br, Predeneg), also known as British, Common Brythonic, or Proto-Brittonic, was a Celtic language spoken in Britain and Brittany.
It is a form of Insular Celtic, descended from Proto-Celtic, ...
, an ancient language
''Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging'' is a 2018 book by the journalist Afua Hirsch. The book is part-memoir and discusses black history, culture and politics in the context of Britain, Senegal and Ghana. It received mixed critical recep ...
'', a 2018 memoir by Afua Hirsch
*People or things associated with:
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 largest European island and the ninth-largest island in the world. It is d ...
, an island
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a country in Europe, off the north-western coast of the continental mainland. It comprises England, Scotland, Wales and ...
, a sovereign state
Kingdom of Great Britain
The Kingdom of Great Britain (officially Great Britain) was a sovereign country in Western Europe from 1 May 1707 to the end of 31 December 1800. The state was created by the 1706 Treaty of Union and ratified by the Acts of Union 1707, whi ...
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was a sovereign state in the British Isles that existed between 1801 and 1922, when it included all of Ireland. It was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the Kingdom of Grea ...
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, Ireland and the smaller islands which surround them. Th ...
Alternative names for the British
This glossary of names for the British include nicknames and terms, including affectionate ones, neutral ones, and derogatory ones to describe British people, and more specifically English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish people. Many of ...
English usually refers to:
* English language
* English people
English may also refer to:
Peoples, culture, and language
* ''English'', an adjective for something of, from, or related to England
** English national i ...
Britannic means 'of Britain' or 'British', from the Roman name for the British.
Britannic may also refer to:
Arts and entertainment
* ''Britannic'' (film), a 2000 film based on the story of HMHS ''Britannic''
* SS ''Britannic'', a fictional ...
The British Isles are a group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean off the north-western coast of continental Europe, consisting of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Inner and Outer Hebrides, the Northern Isles ...
Brit, Brits or BRIT may refer to:
* British people, people of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, its Overseas Territories and the Crown Dependencies, and their descendants
* Brit Hume (born 1943), American TV journalist
* B ...
Britons, or the British people, are nationals or natives of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
British or Britons may also refer to:
* Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain ...
Britain most often refers to:
* The 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, the largest island in the United King ...
Great Britain (disambiguation)
Great Britain is a large island near the coast of Western Europe.
Great Britain may also refer to:
* Kingdom of Great Britain, a sovereign state from 1707 to 1800
* United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the United Kingdom from 18 ...
The British Empire was composed of the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It began with the overseas possessions and trading posts es ...
United Kingdom (disambiguation)
The United Kingdom is a country located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.
United Kingdom may also refer to:
Arts and entertainment
* '' A United Kingdom'', a 2016 biographical film
* ''United Kingdom'' (album), a 1989 album by ...