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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

- up British or british in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. British may refer to: British people, nationals or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas...
- British Empire became the global hegemon was later described as Pax Britannica (Latin for "British Peace"). Alongside the formal control that Britain...
- 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 Raj (/rɑːdʒ/ RAHJ; from Hindi rāj, 'kingdom', 'realm', 'state', or 'empire') was the rule of the British Crown on the Indian subcontinent;...
- at Tate Modern. Tate Britain holds British Art from 1500 onwards. Books, m****cripts and many works on paper are in the British Library. There are significant...
- World War damaged Britain's economic power and a global wave of decolonisation led to the independence of most British colonies. British influence can be...
- is no 28-day data available. 2015 in British music 2015 in British radio 2015 in the United Kingdom List of British films of 2015 "Miranda fans get happy...
- Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866), i.e., "the Mainland", became a British colony in 1858. It refers to the Columbia District, the British name for...
- British people or Britons, also known colloquially as Brits, are the citizens of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies...
- Dependencies, and British Overseas Territories. Britain may also refer to: British Isles, an archipelago comprising Great Britain, Ireland and many other...