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a native or inhabitant of Great Britain, especially of England.
one of the Celtic people formerly occupying the southern part of the island of Britain.
Contemporary Examples

A More Civil Society Noah Kristula-Green July 10, 2012
Inside the Algerian Hostage Standoff Jamie Dettmer January 18, 2013
Will Her Unborn Child Save Her? Barbie Latza Nadeau May 20, 2009
Hiker Recounts Grisly Murder Scene in French Alps The Telegraph September 11, 2012
The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370 Lennox Samuels December 28, 2014

Historical Examples

The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
The Royal Mail James Wilson Hyde
The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine George Forrest Browne

a native or inhabitant of Britain
a citizen of the United Kingdom
(history) any of the early Celtic inhabitants of S Britain who were largely dispossessed by the Anglo-Saxon invaders after the 5th century ad


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