the national library of Great Britain: part of the British Museum until 1973.
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
Canada. all parts of the Commonwealth of Nations in or near North America. noun (formerly) Canada or its constituent regions or provinces that formed part of the British Empire
former name of Sabah.