Meaning of “little Englander” in the English Dictionary

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little Englandernoun [ C ]

UK disapproving

an English person who thinks England is better than all other countries, and that England should only work together with other countries when there is an advantage for England in doing so:

His policies might please the little Englanders but they would be a disaster for the country as a whole.

(Definition of “little Englander” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)