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"
Translations

Britannic

[brɪˈtænɪk] ADJ His/Her Britannic Majestysu Majestad Británica

Britannic

adj Her/His Britannic MajestyIhre/Seine Britannische Majestät
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1914: RMS Britannic, an Olympic-class ocean liner similar to RMS Titanic, was launched at Harland and Wolff, Belfast: the outbreak of war prevented her entering civilian service and she was requisitioned as a hospital ship in 1915, sinking when she hit a mine in the Aegean in November 1916.
Visit the Crown Bar, a famous landmark in Belfast with an extraordinary interior that includes furniture and fittings originally built for RMS Britannic, the "little sister" of Titanic.