Definition of British people

1. Noun. The people of Great Britain.

Exact synonyms: British, Brits
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, Nation
Derivative terms: British



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Lexicographical Neighbors of British People

British Somaliland
British Summer Time
British Thermal Unit
British Virgin Islander
British Virgin Islands
British West Indies
British anti-Lewisite
British bulldog
British capacity unit
British capital
British empiricism
British gum
British invasion
British monetary unit
British overseas territory
British people
British pound
British racing green
British racing greens
British shilling
British spelling
British spellings
British system
British thermal unit
British thermal units
Britisher
Britishers
Britishification
Britishism
Britishisms

Literary usage of British people

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1. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"... Concord—"Appeal to the british people by the Massachusetts Convention"—The Second Continental Congress—Address to the british people (drafted by Richard ..."

2. History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent by George Bancroft (1886)
"To the british people whom they described as having been "led to greatness by the hand of liberty," and as "heirs to the rights of men," they said, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1834)
"Tales for the british people. By CANDIDA London: Ridgway and Son. 1834. LISTEN, ye british people, to a tale from the Emerald Isle! and call not the ..."

4. History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1855)
"(3) THE passions of the British ministry were encouraged by the british people, who resented the denial of its supremacy, and made the cause of Parliament ..."

5. The Pedigree of the English People: An Argument, Historical and Scientific by Thomas Nicholas (1878)
"SECTION I. The Compound "British" People. ... tribes and nations in Britain, it will excite no surprise if we now speak of the british people as " compound. ..."

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