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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

- Great Britain, an island British people, nationals or natives of the United Kingdom Britishness, the British identity and common culture British English...
- titles beginning with Britain All pages with titles containing Britain Terminology of the British Isles England Britains Britannia British Isles Brittain (disambiguation)...
- Britishness is the state or quality of being British, or of embodying British characteristics. It comprises the claimed qualities that bind and distinguish...
- 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...
- Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia: he was hand-picked by the Colonial Office in London to transform British Columbia into the British Empire's "bulwark...
- and Newfoundland were now independent of British legislative control, they could nullify British laws and Britain could no longer p**** laws for them without...
- The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster. Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London...
- The British Raj (/rɑːdʒ/; from rāj, literally, "rule" in Sanskrit and Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown on the Indian subcontinent from 1858...
- The British Army is the prin****l land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces. As of 2018[update], the British Army comprises...
- the Irish dislike the 'British' in 'British Isles', while a minority of the Welsh and Scottish are not keen on 'Great Britain'. ... In response to these...
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