Examples from the Web for britain
A spokesman for Lewisham council said last year that it would be forced to act if the family returned to Britain.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis
January 7, 2015
He cited Britain, the United States, and France as possible lenders.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370
December 29, 2014
It dates to 1740s Britain and of course was written originally in Latin (“Adeste Fideles”).Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.
December 24, 2014
Although a hit in Britain, the movie flopped after opening at Radio City in New York.How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas
December 22, 2014
Isaacs grew up in Britain, first Liverpool, then London, during a period of economic turmoil and conservative revival.After The Fall: Introducing The Anti-Villain
December 21, 2014
Caesar says those who desired to study its mysteries went to Britain.The Devil's Dictionary
In all Britain to-day, no wolf roams wild and the deer are all tame.Welsh Fairy Tales
William Elliott Griffis
With the exception of one at Dorchester, it is the largest in Britain.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
This species was formerly rare in Britain—indeed all over the world.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
I'll reign in Britain, I'll be king of their counsels, and chief among the princes.The Fall of British Tyranny
Word Origin and History for britain
c.1300, Breteyne, from Old French Bretaigne, from Latin Britannia, earlier Brittania, from Brittani "the Britons" (see Briton). The Old English place-name Brytenlond meant "Wales." If there was a Celtic name for the island, it has not been recorded.
Officially the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, located on the British Isles off the western coast of the mainland (continent) of Europe. It comprises England, Wales, and Scotland on the island of Great Britain, and Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland. Its capital and largest city is London.