Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Examples from literature
- A game from Britain is becoming very popular in other countries: snooker.
- In 1714, Britain asked clockmakers to make a clock for boats.
- In 1764 these colonies had to pay a tax to Britain for sugar from the West Indies.
- It is possible that the word Britain comes from an old British word meaning “people of the designs,” possibly from their war paint or tattoos.
- It was printed on July 4, 1776, the date of America’s independence from Britain.
- The colonists did not want to pay the tax, so they decided to become free from Britain.
- The first Europeans to live there came from Britain and Ireland.
- And the previous commitments were the secret compacts concluded by Japan with Britain, France, Russia, and Italy before the United States entered the war.
- But in a country like ancient Britain there are as many soldiers as inhabitants.
- But though new peoples came, in all these lands they learned the ways and languages of the older inhabitants, instead of changing everything, as the English did in Britain.
- No one in Britain ever calls an American a foreigner.
- No one who visits Salisbury will forget Stonehenge, the most remarkable relic of prehistoric man to be found in Britain.