Britain

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Brit·ain

geographical name \ˈbri-tən\

Definition of BRITAIN

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or Latin Bri·tan·nia \brə-ˈta-nyə, -nē-ə\ the island of Great Britain

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Britain

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Name historically applied to the island of Great Britain. Britain is used especially when referring to its pre-Roman and Roman periods and to its early Anglo-Saxon period. It is the Anglicized form of Latin Britannia. See also United Kingdom.

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