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Britain or Great Britain consists of England, Scotland, and Wales. The United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The British Isles refers to Britain, Ireland, and all the smaller islands around the coast.
The nationality of someone from the United Kingdom is British, although some people prefer to call themselves English, Scottish, Welsh, or Northern Irish. It is incorrect and may cause offence to call all British people 'English'.
You can refer to all the people who come from Britain as the British.
The British can also be used to refer to a group of British people, for example the British representatives at an international conference.
In writing, an individual British person can be referred to as a Briton.
|Noun||1.||Briton - a native or inhabitant of Great Britain|
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
patrial - a person who has the right to be considered legally a British citizen (by virtue of the birth of a parent or grandparent)
|2.||Briton - an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions|
|Adj.||1.||Briton - characteristic of or associated with the Britons; "the Briton inhabitants of England"|