England

geographical name
En·​gland | \ ˈiŋ-glənd How to pronounce England (audio) , ˈiŋ-lənd How to pronounce England (audio) \

Definition of England

or Late Latin Anglia \ ˈaŋ-​glē-​ə How to pronounce Anglia (audio) \ country of southern Great Britain; a division of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; capital London area 50,333 square miles (130,362 square kilometers), population 53,012,456

Note: The English is the most commonly used collective term for the people of England. Englander and Englisher refer to a native or inhabitant of England, but especially when the gender is known, Englishman and Englishwoman are much more commonly used.

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