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Definition of British

British
British Brit"ish, n. pl. People of Great Britain.
British
British Brit"ish (br[i^]t"[i^]sh), a. [AS. Brittisc, Bryttisc.] Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants. British gum, a brownish substance, very soluble in cold water, formed by heating dry starch at a temperature of about 600[deg] Fahr. It corresponds, in its properties, to dextrin, and is used, in solution, as a substitute for gum in stiffering goods. British lion, the national emblem of Great Britain. British seas, the four seas which surround Great Britain.

Meaning of British from wikipedia

- British may refer to: British people, nationals or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies. Britishness, the...
- The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable...
- the British Empire became the global hegemon was later described as "Pax Britannica" ("British Peace"). Alongside the formal control that Britain exerted...
- capital of British Columbia is Victoria, the fifteenth-largest metropolitan region in Canada, named for Queen Victoria, who reigned over the British Empire...
- considered British cultural icons, with young adults from abroad naming the family among a group of people who they most ****ociated with British culture...
- The British Raj (/rɑːdʒ/; from Hindi rāj, means state or government) was the rule of the British Crown on the Indian subcontinent from 1858 to 1947. The...
- The British Army is the prin****l land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of the British Armed Forces along with the Royal Navy and the Royal...
- concept of British English is more difficult to apply to the spoken language. According to Tom McArthur in the Oxford Guide to World English, British English...
- Britishness is the state or quality of being British, or of embodying British characteristics. It comprises the claimed qualities that bind and distinguish...
- the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707 triggered a sense of British national identity. The notion of Britishness and a shared British identity was forged...