Definition of Briton in English:
1A citizen or native of Great Britain.
- Two US citizens and one Briton were abducted from a house in one of Baghdad's wealthier suburbs yesterday, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said.
- It's a real moment to make, I think, every Briton proud.
- If you search here for the same first name, you'll find 20 more Americans with such a first name, plus one Canadian and one Briton.
1.1A person of British descent.
- Standing on a stage and also visible on a huge TV screen overlooking the square, Mr Netanyahu thanked British Jews and all Britons for their support.
- Ten days before the general election an NOP poll showed that 60% of Britons wanted British troops out by the end of this year.
- Hundreds of Britons besieged the British Embassy.
2One of the people of southern Britain before and during Roman times.
- When the Romans left Britain, the Britons did not use their roads.
- Another option is to test for interaction between Roman soldiers and local Britons, by searching for African DNA in the local gene pool.
- In 406 and 409 the Britons rebelled against Roman rule.
Definition of Briton in:
- British & World English dictionary
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