Definition of British honduras

1. Noun. A country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control.

Exact synonyms: Belize
Generic synonyms: Central American Country, Central American Nation
Group relationships: Central America



Definition of British honduras

1. Proper noun. (historical) The former name of what is now called Belize, used from 1862 to 1981. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of British Honduras

British Approved Name
British Asian
British Broadcasting Corporation
British Cabinet
British Central Africa
British Columbia
British Columbian
British Columbians
British Commonwealth
British Crown
British Crown dependency
British East India Company
British Empire
British English
British Guiana
British Honduras
British House of Commons
British House of Lords
British Imperial System
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Isles
British Longhair
British Longhairs
British Pakistani
British Parliament
British Pharmaceutical Codex
British Semi-Longhair
British Semi-Longhairs
British Shorthair
British Shorthairs

Literary usage of British honduras

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Historical Geography of the British Colonies by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1905)
"CHAPTER IX british honduras THE entrance to the Gulf of Mexico is between two great promontories, Florida on the north, Yucatan on the south. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1887)
"NOTES ON PART OF THE WESTERN FRONTIER OF british honduras. say that it was not so, but it was not yet proved to his satisfaction that the Welle fell into ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1889)
"IN January last I made an excursion from british honduras into Yucatan territory ... Bacalar is well known to the colonist of british honduras, and several ..."

4. A Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British ...by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue by British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, George Knottesford Fortescue (1891)
"HONDURAS, British. HONDURAS. Consolidated Laws. pp. 972. Land. 188 . 8". ... West Indies and british honduras, pp. 192. Loud. 886. 8°. 7959. d. 20. ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"A COLLECTION OF ANTS FROM british honduras. BY WILLIAM MORTON WHEELER. PLATES XI AND XII. The collection of ants enumerated in the following pages was made ..."

6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"i There are a very nicely taken set of photographs illustrating the scenery and dwellings of the country people in british honduras. ..."

7. Central America: Or, The Land of the Quiches and Chontales by Edward A. Lever (1885)
"Mr. AR Gibbs, in, published in London, a fair sized volume, entitled “British Honduras, an historical and descriptive account of the Colony from its ..."

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