Definition of England
1. Noun. A division of the United Kingdom.
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Cotswold Hills, Cotswolds, Cheviot Hills, Cheviots, Pennine Chain, Pennines, Lancaster, Lake District, Lakeland, British Capital, Capital Of The United Kingdom, Greater London, London, Manchester, Hull, Kingston-upon Hull, Liverpool, Birmingham, Brummagem, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, Blackpool, Brighton, Bristol, Cheddar, Leicester, Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Pompey, Portsmouth, Coventry, Gloucester, Reading, Sunderland, Worcester, Avon, Berkshire, Cornwall, Cumbria, Cumbria, Devon, Devonshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Somerset, East Sussex, West Sussex, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, East Anglia, Lancashire, Surrey, Marston Moor, Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumbria, West Country, Sussex, Wessex, Hadrian's Wall, Isles Of Scilly, Scilly Islands, Aire, Aire River, River Aire, Avon, River Avon, Upper Avon, Upper Avon River, Avon, River Avon, Cam, Cam River, River Cam, Humber, Ouse, Ouse River, River Severn, Severn, Severn River, River Thames, Thames, Thames River, River Trent, Trent, Trent River, River Tyne, Tyne, Tyne River
Group relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland, Europe
Specialized synonyms: Albion, Anglia
Member holonyms: English Person, Englishman, Englishwoman
Derivative terms: English
Definition of England
1. Proper noun. Part of the island of Great Britain next to Wales, to the south of Scotland. Now specified geopolitically as one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom. ¹
2. Proper noun. (surname habitational from=Old English) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of England
Literary usage of England
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1903)
"In the struggle for the commerce of the New World, england for the first ... In France england might have found a rival for the control of North America. ..."
2. An Introduction to the English Historians by Charles Austin Beard (1906)
"According to this view, the history of england begins with the story of independent ... To be sure, england afterward suffered from feudalism and despotism, ..."
3. An Introduction to the English Historians by Charles Austin Beard (1906)
"PART I THE FOUNDATIONS OF england CHAPTER I TWO THEORIES OF THE ANGLO-SAXON CONQUEST THE problem of the racial elements composing English nationality has ..."
4. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1833)
"BY CAPTAINE IOHN SMITH, SOMETIMES GOVERNOUR OF VIRGINIA, AND ADMIRALL OF NEW-england. LONDON, Printed by lohn Haviland, and are to be sold by Robert ..."
5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"THE PRE-CELTIC INHABITANTS THE history of Great Britain may be said to begin with the landing of Caesar's legions on the southern shore of england, ..."
6. Studies and Notes Supplementary to Stubbs' Constitutional History Down to by Charles Petit-Dutaillis, Georges Lefebvre (1908)
"AT the end of the Middle Ages, rural england was divided into estates, ... (Lapsley, in Victoria History of the Counties of england, Durham, i,, pp. ..."