Britannic


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Bri·tan·nic

 (brĭ-tăn′ĭk)
adj.
British.

Britannic

(brɪˈtænɪk)
adj
of Britain; British (esp in the phrases His or Her Britannic Majesty)

Brit•ish

(ˈbrɪt ɪʃ)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Great Britain or its inhabitants.
2. of or pertaining to the island of Britain and its inhabitants, esp. before the division of the island into the principalities of England, Wales, and Scotland in the Middle Ages.
n.
3. (used with a pl. v.)
a. the inhabitants of Great Britain, or natives of Great Britain living elsewhere; Britons.
b. the Celtic-speaking inhabitants of Britain before the Germanic invasions of the 5th century a.d.
[before 900; Middle English Brittische, Old English Bryttisc, derivative of Brytt(as) Britons]
Brit′ish•ness, n.
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Adj.1.Britannic - of Britain; "Her Britannic Majesty"
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Britannic

[brɪˈtænɪk] ADJ His/Her Britannic Majestysu Majestad Británica

Britannic

adj Her/His Britannic MajestyIhre/Seine Britannische Majestät
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He was of pale complexion, with clear blue eyes, rather deeply set; his mouth, fine and well cut, remained motionless in its correct lines; his chin, strongly marked, denoted that strength of will which in the ordinary Britannic type denotes mostly nothing but obstinacy; a brow a little receding, as is proper for poets, enthusiasts, and soldiers, was scarcely shaded by short thin hair which, like the beard which covered the lower part of his face, was of a beautiful deep chestnut color.
Mazarin seemed to divine the thought of the Frondeur, for he smiled upon him with triumph, and immediately, -- "Sire," said he to the king, "I have the honor of presenting to your majesty, Monsieur le Comte de la Fere, ambassador from his Britannic majesty.
Captain Black, attended by his officers, entered the fort, caused the British standard to be erected, broke a bottle of wine and declared, in a loud voice, that he took possession of the establishment and of the country, in the name of his Britannic Majesty, changing the name of Astoria to that of Fort George.
The dignified old gentleman turned out to be Lord Lancaster Stiltstalking, who had been maintained by the Circumlocution Office for many years as a representative of the Britannic Majesty abroad.
At about this period Mr Boffin had become profoundly interested in the fortunes of a great military leader known to him as Bully Sawyers, but perhaps better known to fame and easier of identification by the classical student, under the less Britannic name of Belisarius.
entry ed war S Britannic, A one-line entry in her archived war record reads H S Britannic, 24-9-16.
THE centenary of launching SS Britannic, the third and largest sister of White Star Line's famous superliner trio of Olympic and Titanic, happened last week on February 26.
The collection amassed by 39-yearold Carl Spencer, of Bloxwich, who died on a diving expedition to the Britannic, the Titanic's sister ship, in May 2009 attracted global interest.
The Britannic," I said again with as much emphasis as I could, "the great new ship.
Under its new name, The Lord's Taverners John Bright Trophy, the tournament features 15 sides this summer playing 33 fixtures at the picturesque Britannic Park ground in Moseley, just a short drive from the Edgbaston Test ground.
Carl Spencer, 37, collapsed in the sea during an expedition to World War One hospital craft the Britannic in Greece.
The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and the Britannic, owned by the White Star Line and built by Harland and Wolff at Belfast.