Definition of Britannic

1. Adjective. Of Britain. "Her Britannic Majesty"

Derivative terms: Britain
Partainyms: British

Definition of Britannic

1. a. Of or pertaining to Great Britain; British; as, her Britannic Majesty.

Definition of Britannic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Britain, Great Britain or the United Kingdom; British ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Britannic

Brissaud-Marie syndrome
Bristol Channel
Bristol board
Bristol boards
Britannia metal
Britannia silver
Britannic (current term)
British Approved Name
British Asian
British Broadcasting Corporation
British Cabinet
British Central Africa

Literary usage of Britannic

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1. Papers Relating to the Treaty of Washington by United States Dept. of State, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1872)
"The question submitted to the decision of His Imperial Majesty affects so much of the boundary-line between Her Britannic Majesty's possessions in North ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1820)
"... their envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the court of his Britannic majesty: who, after having exchanged their respective full powers, ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"evening all the Spanish troops laid down their arms, and the whole colony passed under the dominion of His Britannic Majesty. Lieutenant Villeneuve, of the ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1821)
"E undersigned chargé d'affaires of his Britannic ma. jesty has orders to communicate to the ministers of his majesty the king of Sweden, ..."

5. A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a by Joseph Story (1847)
"... but which Treaty was not to be concluded until terms of peace should be agreed upon between Great Britain and France, and his Britannic Majesty should ..."

6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... GETS ENDED MAT 1741—JULY 1742 CHAPTER I Britannic MAJESTY AS PALADIN OF THE PRAGMATIC PART FIRST of his Britannic Majesty's Sorrows, the Britannic or ..."

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