Definition of New britain

1. Noun. The largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea.

Group relationships: Bismarck Archipelago
Generic synonyms: Island



Definition of New britain

1. Proper noun. An island of Papua New Guinea. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of New Britain

Neville
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Nevis
Nevisian
New
New-Agey
New-York
New Age
New Age music
New Age traveller
New Ager
New Agers
New Agey
New Amsterdam
New Bedford
New Britain
New Brunswick
New Brunswicker
New Brunswickers
New Caledonia
New Caledonian
New Caledonian yew
New Caledonians
New Dealer
New Delhi
New Democrat
New Democratic
New Democratic Party
New Democrats
New England

Literary usage of New britain

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1881)
"OBSERVATION ON new britain AND NEIGHBOURING ISLANDS, circumstance, which no doubt upon consideration they would deem conclusive. Alexander the Great came ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1887)
"They have changed the names of tho islands from new britain and New Ireland ... Dampier gives some slight account of new britain, but he only remained a few ..."

3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1893)
"TOWN RESOLUTIONS OF 1774'—The following extract from the History of new britain, Connecticut, by DM Camp, gives an account of an early movement in New ..."

4. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1877)
"Notes of a Collection of Birds from new britain, New Ireland, and the Duke of York Islands, with some remarks on the Zoology of the Group By E. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"Our knowledge of the botany of new britain is very incomplete, and consequently the following enumeration will be found to contain the names of many plants ..."

6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1869)
"New-Britain, it would seein from reading the early part of that sketch, was a parish of the town of Farm- ington, and as such, ..."

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