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Definition 1: a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom - [noun denoting location]
(u.k. is a part of ...) one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a coin-operated gambling machine that produces random combinations of symbols (usually pictures of different fruits) on rotating dials; certain combinations win money for the player
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a diploma given for vocational training that prepares the student for a career in a particular area; good students may progress to a course leading to a degree
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) an organization concerned to preserve historic monuments and buildings and places of historical interest or natural beauty; founded in 1895 and supported by endowment and private subscription
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) formerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) (chiefly Brit) a council representing employer and employees of a plant or business to discuss working conditions etc; also: a committee representing the workers elected to negotiate with management about grievances and wages etc
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a group of senior members of the political party that is out of power; these members would probably assume corresponding positions as ministers in the British Cabinet if their party was elected
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation
(u.k. is the region of the domain of ...) a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'
"in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain""his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons"