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Little Englander

Line breaks: Lit¦tle Eng|land¦er

Definition of Little Englander in English:

noun

A person who opposes an international role or policy for England (or, in practice, for Britain).
Example sentences
  • There's a peculiarly English thing about French-bashing, but there's also a Little Englander thing in general about how the film industry actually works.
  • But you don't have to be a Little Englander to be concerned about the commission poking their noses into a tax regime which is, after all, in its fourth decade of operation.
  • He is now too parochial to be a Little Englander.

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