Meaning of “the United Kingdom” in the English Dictionary

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"the United Kingdom" in British English

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the United Kingdomnoun

uk /jʊˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/ us /jʊˌnaɪ.t̬ɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/ abbreviation the UK

the country that consists of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland

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