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British

noun Brit·ish \ˈbri-tish\

Definition of BRITISH

1
a :  the Celtic language of the ancient Britons
b :  british english
2
plural in construction :  the people of Great Britain or the Commonwealth of Nations
British adjective
Brit·ish·ism \ˈbri-ti-ˌshi-zəm\ noun
Brit·ish·ness noun

Origin of BRITISH

Middle English Bruttische of Britain, from Old English Brettisc, from Brettas Britons, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh Brython Briton
First Known Use: 13th century

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