Definition of Britain in English:

Britain

proper noun

  • An island that consists of England, Wales, and Scotland. The name is broadly synonymous with Great Britain, but the longer form is more usual for the political unit.

    the united kingdom, the uk, great britain, the british isles
    blighty
    albion
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Origin

Old English Breoton, from Latin Brittones Britons superseded in Middle English by forms from Old French Bretaigne (from Latin Brit(t)annia).

Pronunciation:

Britain

/ˈbritn/