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:the people of England

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  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of England, the English people, or the English language

  1. : the language of the people of England and the U.S. and many areas now or formerly under British control

  2. : a particular variety of English distinguished by peculiarities (as of pronunciation)

  3. : English language, literature, or composition when a subject of study

  1. : to translate into English

  2. : to adopt into English : anglicize


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