1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland
Synonyms: Britain Great_Britain United_Kingdom_of_Great_Britain_and_Northern_Ireland gb UK
Related terms: kingdom European_Economic_Community North_Atlantic_Treaty_Organization common_market British_Isles England Scotland Battle_of_Britain Wales Northern_Ireland assurance Magna_Charta inch pretty spot judder highroad public_house countenance parliament billion mercer ratable Great_Britain doorknob squire Nov_5 intern Guy pitch cookie tea boot dicky doddle starkers fire_watching snogging pony-trekking perambulation national_service square-bashing rugby rub_up ministry_of_transportation_test fives lucky_dip pawky boss-eyed zizz bagatelle lie-in point_duty tombola rustication supplementary_benefit dole ludo jiggered spiffing invigilation capital greengrocery po-faced potty home-farm whacking long-dated short-dated takeout red-brick grotty buckshee post-free scrimshank made-up chuffed jumped-up toffee-nosed major minor a_billion a_trillion tod arterial_road bloody-minded bolshy backbench top-flight ropey buttoned-up shufti shovel_board dinky clawback clanger underfelt gobsmacked aggro brummagem whacked punch-up rag drained caff go-slow bar fuggy Battle_of_Britain trad fare-stage betting_shop carriageway manky tinpot canty panto clearway bin_liner boot_sale common_room clapped_out groovy piss-up dishy fly bottle_bank countinghouse gun_room common_or_garden gymslip hair_slide croft crossbench hosiery hypermarket fairy_light lido life_office L-plate lumber_room macintosh free_house fruit_machine meat_safe mews minster hall_of_residence nearside hard_shoulder overall Oxbridge pannikin pantechnicon parka paternoster pillar_box jobcentre playbox lodge plimsoll plughole point gammy pull-in punnet push-bike quarterlight racing_circuit minicab minicar redbrick_university rowing_boat front_bench milk_float mod_con scullery sheepwalk shooting_brake skidpan slip_coach slop_basin panda_car stalls pelican_crossing strongroom surgery tannoy teashop secateurs lucky_dip van verge villa washbasin wherry wincey winceyette workhouse delf