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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
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
  • British nationality law, which governs the citizens of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the British Crown dependencies
Language
History
  • British Raj, the British rule of India in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century
  • 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
  • British Airways, the flag carrier airline (national airline) of the United Kingdom

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