HyperDic: england

English > 1 sense of the word England:
NOUNlocationEnglanda division of the United Kingdom
England > pronunciation
Soundsih'ngglahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > England: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA division of the United Kingdom.
InstancesAlbionarchaic name for England or Great Britain
AngliaThe Latin name for England
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
MembersEnglish personA native or inhabitant of England
EnglishmanA man who is a native or inhabitant of England
EnglishwomanA woman who is a native or inhabitant of England
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
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
PartsAire, River Aire, Aire RiverA river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire
AvonA county in southwestern England
Avon, River Avon, Upper Avon, Upper Avon RiverA river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
Avon, River AvonA river in southwestern England rising in Gloucestershire and flowing through Bristol to empty into the estuary of the Severn
BathA town in southwestern England on the River Avon
BerkshireA county in southern England
Birmingham, BrummagemA city in central England
BlackpoolA resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea
BrightonA city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort
BristolAn industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
Cam, River Cam, Cam RiverA river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River
CambridgeA city in eastern England on the River Cam
CheddarA village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made
Cheviots, Cheviot HillsA range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
CornwallA hilly county in southwestern England
Cotswolds, Cotswold HillsA range of low hills in southwestern England
CoventryAn industrial city in central England
CumbriaA county of northwestern England
CumbriaA former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England
Devon, DevonshireA county in southwestern England
East AngliaA region of eastern England that was formerly a kingdom
East SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
EssexA county in southeastern England on the North Sea and the Thames estuary
GloucesterA city in southwestern England in Gloucestershire on the Severn
GloucestershireA county in southwestern England in the lower Severn valley
Hadrian's WallAn ancient Roman wall built by Hadrian in the 2nd century
HampshireA county of southern England on the English Channel
HertfordshireA county in southern England
Hull, Kingston-upon HullA large fishing port in northeastern England
HumberAn estuary in central northeastern England formed by the Ouse River and the Trent River
KentA county in southeastern England on the English Channel
Lake District, LakelandA popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain
LancashireA historical area of northwestern England on the Irish Sea
LancasterA city in northwestern England
LeicesterAn industrial city in Leicestershire in central England
Leicestershire, LeicesterA largely agricultural county in central England
LincolnshireAn agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea
LiverpoolA large city in northwestern England
London, Greater London, British capital, capital of the United KingdomThe capital and largest city of England
ManchesterA city in northwestern England (30 miles to the east of Liverpool)
Marston MoorA former moor in northern England
Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-TyneA port city in northeastern England on the River Tyne
North YorkshireA county in northern England
NorthamptonshireA county is central England
NorthumberlandThe northernmost county of England
NorthumbriaAn Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northern England until 876
Ouse, Ouse RiverA river in northeastern England that flows generally southeastward to join the Trent River and form the Humber
OxfordA city in southern England to the northwest of London
Pennines, Pennine ChainA system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south
Portsmouth, PompeyA port city in southern England on the English Channel
ReadingA city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England
Scilly Islands, Isles of ScillyAn archipelago of small islands off the southwestern coast of England near the entrance to the English Channel
Severn, River Severn, Severn RiverA river in England and Wales flowing into the Bristol Channel
SomersetA county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel
South YorkshireA metropolitan county in northern England
SunderlandA port and industrial city in northeastern England
SurreyA county in southeastern England on the Thames
SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
Thames, River Thames, Thames RiverThe longest river in England
Trent, River Trent, Trent RiverA river in central England that flows generally northeastward to join with the Ouse River and form the Humber
Tyne, River Tyne, Tyne RiverA river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
WessexA Saxon kingdom in southwestern England that became the most powerful English kingdom by the 10th century
West CountryThe southwestern part of England (including Cornwall and Devon and Somerset)
West SussexA county in southern England on the English Channel
West YorkshireA metropolitan county in northern England
WorcesterA cathedral city in west central England on the River Severn
YorkshireA former large county in northern England
Region ofA levelThe advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)
Cooke, Alistair Cooke, Alfred Alistair CookeUnited States journalist (born in England in 1908)
English Civil Warcivil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I
Flodden, Battle of Flodden FieldA battle in 1513
General Certificate of Secondary Education, GCSE, O levelThe basic level of a subject taken in school
Hastings, battle of HastingsThe decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest
Maldon, Battle of MaldonA battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991
Marston Moor, battle of Marston MoorA battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert
Naseby, Battle of NasebyA battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
Peasant's Revolt, Great RevoltA widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people / people of England
PuritanismThe beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects)
RegencyThe period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity
RestorationThe re-establishment of the British monarchy in 1660
SaxonOf or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language
Sherwood ForestAn ancient forest / forest in central England
Tewkesbury, battle of TewkesburyThe final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians
War of the Roses, Wars of the Rosesstruggle for the English throne (1455-1485) between the house of York (white rose) and the house of Lancaster (red rose) ending with the accession of the Tudor monarch Henry VII
balldressA suit or dress for formal occasions
bordererAn inhabitant of a border area (especially the border between Scotland and England)
esquire(Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight
franklinA landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy man, poncesomeone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
SpanishEngland, inglaterra, Inglaterra
CatalanAnglaterra
AdjectivesEnglishof or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people

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