a former collective term for the territories under the leadership or control of the British crown, including those in the Commonwealth of Nations and their colonies, protectorates, dependencies, and trusteeships.
(formerly) the United Kingdom and the territories under its control, which reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I when it embraced over a quarter of the world’s population and more than a quarter of the world’s land surface
the English language as spoken and written in Great Britain, especially in southern England.
a British gallon used in liquid and dry measurement equivalent to 1.2 U.S. gallons, or 4.54 liters. noun a formal name for gallon (sense 1)
former name of Guyana. noun the former name (until 1966) of Guyana