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   • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a sovereign state from 1801 to 1922 (and between 1922 and 1927 in its superseded form)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:

    I’ th’ world’s volume
    Our Britain seems as of it, but not in’ t;
    In a great pool a swan’s nest.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be “too clever by half.” The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
    John Major (b. 1943)

    I’ll stay until I’m tired of it. So long as Britain needs me, I shall never be tired of it.
    Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925)