- British Isles, an archipelago in north-western Europe
- British Islands, a legal term describing the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, collectively
- British Commonwealth, an organisation of member-states mostly from the former British Empire
- British Columbia, a province of Canada
- 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
- British English, the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom
- British language (Celtic), also known as Brythonic, the ancient Celtic language once spoken in Britain, ancestral to Welsh, Cornish and Breton
- British Raj, rule of India in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century
- British Empire (historical), the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom when it was an imperial power
- British cuisine
- British Airways, flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom
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Famous quotes containing the words islands, channel, united, British and/or kingdom:
“we are so many
and many within themselves
travel to far islands but no one
asks for their story....”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“This is what the Church is said to want, not party men, but sensible, temperate, sober, well-judging persons, to guide it through the channel of no-meaning, between the Scylla and Charybdis of Aye and No.”
—Cardinal John Henry Newman (18011890)
“Then the American flag was saluted. In general, in the United States people always salute the American flag.”
—Friedrich Dürrenmatt (19211990)
“However British you may be, I am more British still.”
—Henry James (18431916)
“O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend
The brightest heaven of invention!
A kingdom for a stage, princes to act,
And monarchs to behold the swelling scene!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)