Definition of British. Meaning of British. Synonyms of British

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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...
- and Newfoundland were now independent of British legislative control, they could nullify British laws and Britain could no longer p**** laws for them without...
- under the administration of the Dutch. When the colony was captured by the British in 1781, Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Kingston chose the mouth of the Demerara...
- The British Raj (/rɑːdʒ/; from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947...
- 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...
- 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...
- List of British consorts List of monarchs in Britain by length of reign List of British monarchs by longevity List of monarchs of the British Isles by...
- The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable...
- Kingdom. They are the parts of the British Empire that have not been granted independence or have voted to remain British territories. These territories do...
- term "General British" (to parallel "General American") in his 1970s publication of A Concise Pronouncing Dictionary of American and British English and...