Origin of Britannic
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Examples from the Web for britannic
Of themselves, no: but with Britannic soup-royal in quantity?
Britannic Majesty has not been successful with his Pragmatic Army.
Doubtless the reader has been highly edified by this Britannic dissertation!The Round Towers of Ireland
We did not return to the consulate of her Britannic Majesty.Secret Service or Recollections of a City Detective
Rose, and, in imitation of his Britannic Majesty, kindled my own fire.Abigail Adams and Her Times</p>
Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
- of Britain; British (esp in the phrases His or Her Britannic Majesty)
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Word Origin and History for britannic
1640s, from Latin Britannicus (see Britain).
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