the largest division of the United Kingdom, constituting, with Scotland and Wales, the island of Great Britain. 50,327 sq. mi. (130,347 sq. km) Capital: London.
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How to use England in a sentence
Once I began reading, I realized A Gronking to Remember was a masturbatory tribute to the New England Patriots.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The trials produced positive results, published in The New England Journal of Medicine in November.
Warm milk mixed with a spoonful of fireplace ashes seemed to also be popular among 19th century England.
A few weeks after returning from England, I was trolling the dairy section and came across the Cotswold Double Gloucester.
Newton was born during a 150-year-period where England used a different calendar from the rest of Europe.Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls Christians on Christmas | Ben Jacobs | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
I do not know how things are in America but in England there has been a ridiculous attempt to suppress Bolshevik propaganda.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.
Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for England
the largest division of Great Britain, bordering on Scotland and Wales: unified in the mid-tenth century and conquered by the Normans in 1066; united with Wales in 1536 and Scotland in 1707; monarchy overthrown in 1649 but restored in 1660. Capital: London. Pop: 49 855 700 (2003 est). Area: 130 439 sq km (50 352 sq miles): See United Kingdom, Great Britain
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Cultural definitions for England
One of the countries of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London, Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester are in England.
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