Definition of perfide Albion in English:

perfide Albion

noun

rhetorical
  • England or Britain considered as treacherous in international affairs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Lever (1806–1872), novelist. From French perfide Albion from perfide + Albion. Compare German perfide Albion.

Pronunciation

perfide Albion

/ˌpɛːfid ˈalbɪən/