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Britain

Syllabification: Brit·ain
Pronunciation: /ˈbritn
 
/

Definition of Britain in English:

An island that consists of England, Wales, and Scotland. The name is broadly synonymous with Great Britain, but the longer form is more usual for the political unit. See also Great Britain, United Kingdom.

Origin

Old English Breoton, from Latin Brittones 'Britons', superseded in Middle English by forms from Old French Bretaigne (from Latin Brit(t)annia).

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