a member of a religious movement claiming that the British people are descended from the lost tribes of Israel
(in Britain) a national social club for veterans of the armed forces. noun (Brit) a shortened form of Royal British Legion
the national library of Great Britain: part of the British Museum until 1973. noun the British national library, formed in 1973 from the British Museum library and other national collections: housed mainly in the British Museum until 1997 when a purpose-built library in St Pancras, London, was completed
a comprehensive term for the former British possessions on the Malay Peninsula and the Malay Archipelago: now part of Malaysia.
a national depository and museum in London, England, housing important collections in archaeology, art, and natural history. noun a museum in London, founded in 1753: contains one of the world’s richest collections of antiquities and (until 1997) most of the British Library