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Britannia Syllabification: Bri·tan·ni·a
Pronunciation: /briˈtanyə/

Definition of Britannia in English:

The personification of Britain, usually depicted as a helmeted woman with shield and trident. The figure had appeared on Roman coins and was revived with the name Britannia on the coinage of Charles II.


The Latin name for Britain.

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