Definition of Britannic in English:


Syllabification: Bri·tan·nic
Pronunciation: /briˈtanik


  • (Usually in names or titles) of Britain or the British Empire: he answered His Britannic Majesty’s call to arms
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    • Her Britannic Majesty's correct title is: Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
    • Her Britannic Majesty is, after all, only human.
    • It recalled that stirring Britannic anthem, Hearts of Oak (sadly unheard at the Proms this year).


mid 17th century: from Latin Britannicus, from Britannia (see Britannia).

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