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England British & World English

A country forming the largest and southernmost part of Great Britain and of the United Kingdom, and containing the capital, London; population 51,446,000 (est. 2008)

do something for one's country British & World English

Used to indicate that someone does or can do the specified activity with great enthusiasm or tirelessness

New England British & World English

An area on the NE coast of the US, comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

New England New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

US area of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

Middle England British & World English

The middle classes in England outside London, especially as representative of conservative political views

Bank of England British & World English

The central bank of England and Wales, which issues legal tender, manages the national debt, administers exchange rate policy, and since 1997 sets interest rates. Founded in 1694, it was nationalized in 1946

Church of England British & World English

The English branch of the Western Christian Church, which combines Catholic and Protestant traditions, rejects the Pope’s authority, and has the monarch as its titular head. The English Church was part of the Catholic Church until the Reformation of the 16th century; after Henry VIII failed to obtain a divorce from Catherine of Aragon he repudiated papal supremacy, bringing the Church under the control of the Crown

Primate of England British & World English

A title of the Archbishop of York

Champion of England British & World English

(In the UK) a hereditary official who at coronations offers to defend the monarch’s title to the throne

the garden of England British & World English

A very fertile region of England, in particular Kent or the Vale of Evesham

New England boiled dinner British & World English

A dish of meat (often corned beef), cabbage or other vegetables, and potatoes, prepared by simmering in water

New England clam chowder British & World English

A thick chowder made with clams, onions, potatoes, salt pork, and milk or cream

Primate of All England British & World English

A title of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Lord Great Chamberlain of England British & World English

The hereditary holder of a ceremonial office whose responsibilities include attendance on the monarch at a coronation

do something for one's country in for British & World English

Used to indicate that someone does or can do the specified activity with great enthusiasm or tirelessness

the garden of England in garden British & World English

A very fertile region of England, in particular Kent or the Vale of Evesham

primate New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chief bishop of a province; Primate of All England the Archbishop of Canterbury; Primate of All Ireland each of the Archbishops (Catholic and Anglican) of Armagh; Primate of England the Archbishop of York


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