a British gallon used in liquid and dry measurement equivalent to 1.2 U.S. gallons, or 4.54 liters.
a formal name for gallon (sense 1)
former name of Guyana. noun the former name (until 1966) of Guyana
former name of Belize (def 1). noun the former name of Belize
a part of India, comprising 17 provinces, that prior to 1947 was subject to British law: now divided among India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. noun the 17 provinces of India formerly governed by the British under the British sovereign: ceased to exist in 1947 when the independent states of India and Pakistan were created