any of several coins formerly issued by the British Empire for use in certain territories, as the Straits dollar or the Hong Kong dollar.
a comprehensive term for the former British territories of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. noun the former British possessions of Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika, and Zanzibar, before their independence in the 1960s
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. noun (formerly) the United Kingdom and the territories under its control, which reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I when it […]
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)