Britain

Britain may refer to:

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a sovereign state in western Europe
    • Kingdom of Great Britain, a sovereign state from 1707 to 1801
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a sovereign state from 1801 to 1922 (and between 1922 and 1927 in its superseded form)
  • Great Britain, the largest island in the British Isles and the largest island in Europe
    • Great Britain (disambiguation)
    • Prehistoric Britain, Britain prior to 43 AD
    • Roman Britain or Britannia, a Roman province covering most of modern England and Wales and some of southern Scotland from 43 to 410 AD
    • Sub-Roman Britain, Britain from 410 AD to 597
    • Britain in the Middle Ages, various parts of Britain from 410 AD to 1485
    • Early Modern Britain, Britain from the Tudor period, from 1485 to 1707
  • Britain (placename), the place name Britain and its toponymy
  • British Isles, a group of islands that includes Great Britain, Ireland, and other islands
    • Terminology of the British Isles, discusses the sometimes ambiguous or contentious names for parts of the island group
  • British Empire, during the 19th to early 20th century
  • British (disambiguation), adjective meaning from/of Britain; and derived senses

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Famous quotes containing the word britain:

    The only reason I might go to the funeral is to make absolutely sure that he’s dead.
    —“An Eminent Editor” Of Press Baron. Quoted in Anthony Sampson, Anatomy of Britain Today, ch. 9 (1965)

    When Britain first, at Heaven’s command,
    Arose from out the azure main,
    This was the charter of her land,
    And guardian angels sung the strain:
    Rule, Britannia! Britannia rules the waves!
    Britons never shall be slaves.
    James Thomson (1700–1748)

    Hath Britain all the sun that shines? day? night?
    Are they not but in Britain?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)