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The word British is an adjective referring in various ways to the United Kingdom, or the island of Great Britain, and its people.

Geography
  • British Isles, an archipelago containing the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles
  • British Islands, a legal term describing the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, collectively
  • British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada, part of the Pacific Northwest
People
  • British people, Britons, or Brits, subjects of the United Kingdom, of the Isle of Man, one of the Channel Islands, or of one of the British overseas territories, and their descendants
  • Britons (historical), ancient Celtic inhabitants of the island of Great Britain south of the Firth of Forth
Language
  • British English, the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom
History
  • British Empire the historical collective of dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom when it was an imperial power
Other
  • British cuisine, the cooking traditions and practices associated with the United Kingdom

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