HyperDic: british_isles

English > 1 sense of the expression British Isles:
NOUNlocationBritish IslesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
English > British Isles: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic.
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Member ofBritish EmpireA former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control
Part ofAtlantic, Atlantic OceanThe 2nd largest ocean
PartsChannel IslandAny of a group of British islands in the English Channel off the northern coast of France
Great Britain, GBAn island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
Ireland, Hibernia, Emerald IsleAn island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Man, Isle of ManOne of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
United Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Wight, Isle of WightAn isle and county of southern England in the English Channel
SpanishIslas británicas, Islas Británicas
Catalanilles Britàniques, Illes Britàniques

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