Britain may refer to:
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a sovereign state in western Europe
- Kingdom of Great Britain, a sovereign state from 1707 to 1801
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a sovereign state from 1801 to 1922 (and between 1922 and 1927 in its superseded form)
- Great Britain, the largest island in the British Isles and the largest island in Europe
- Great Britain (disambiguation)
- Prehistoric Britain, Britain prior to 43 AD
- Roman Britain or Britannia, a Roman province covering most of modern England and Wales and some of southern Scotland from 43 to 410 AD
- Sub-Roman Britain, Britain from 410 AD to 597
- Britain in the Middle Ages, various parts of Britain from 410 AD to 1485
- Early Modern Britain, Britain from the Tudor period, from 1485 to 1707
- Britain (placename), the place name Britain and its toponymy
- British Isles, a group of islands that includes Great Britain, Ireland, and other islands
- Terminology of the British Isles, discusses the sometimes ambiguous or contentious names for parts of the island group
- British Empire, during the 19th to early 20th century
- British (disambiguation), adjective meaning from/of Britain; and derived senses
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Famous quotes containing the word britain:
“Hath Britain all the sun that shines? day? night?
Are they not but in Britain?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.”
—John Major (b. 1943)
“When Britain first, at Heavens command,
Arose from out the azure main,
This was the charter of her land,
And guardian angels sung the strain:
Rule, Britannia! Britannia rules the waves!
Britons never shall be slaves.”
—James Thomson (17001748)