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Bri·tan·nia

 (brĭ-tăn′yə, -tăn′ē-ə)
n.
1. A female personification of Great Britain or the British Empire.
2. also britannia Britannia metal.

[Latin, Britain, from Britannī, the Britons.]

Britannia

(brɪˈtænɪə)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) a female warrior carrying a trident and wearing a helmet, personifying Great Britain or the British Empire
2. (Historical Terms) (in the ancient Roman Empire) the S part of Great Britain
3. (Currencies) short for Britannia coin

Bri•tan•ni•a

(brɪˈtæn i ə, -ˈtæn yə)

n.
1. the ancient Roman name of the island of Great Britain.
2. Great Britain or the British Empire.
3. the figure of a seated woman with trident and helmet: a symbol of the British Empire.
Translations

Britannia

[brɪˈtænɪə] NBritania f (figura que representa simbólicamente a Gran Bretaña) RULE BRITANNIA

Britannia

n (poet: = country) → Britannien nt; (= personification)Britannia f

Britannia

[brɪˈtænɪə] nla Britannia
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But as 'swing low sweet chariot' ironically reverberated around the Brittannia Stadium, Stoke - and Shotton - were far from downbeat.
The Baggies wanted to keep Fletcher at the Hawthorns beyond his two seasons but he's decided to join up with Mark Hughes at the Brittannia Stadium.
58) Descriptions of place--chorographies--also began to appear in poetry and prose: William Camden's Brittannia (1586) and Michael Drayton's Poly-Olbion (1612) both belong to this new genre of place, as does Stow's Survey of London (1598), which importantly marked the direction of cartographic and chorographic energies toward cities, London most of all.
Contract notice:Refresh scaffold 613 in the brittannia in the port of zeebrugge.
Highly consistent, Ger Lyons' gelding is proven on Ascot's straight mile having finished an excellent third in the Brittannia at the Royal Meeting in June.
New Britain (North America): As Nova Brittannia in Abraham Goos' 1624 map "'t Noorder deel van West-Indien"; and Henry Briggs' map "The North Part of America", published in Purchas (1625), but likely published previously (Burden 1996, 261 & 265).
Bosses say their new ship Brittannia, launching in March next year, will have similar "steady pricing" throughout the season.
Sagramor took Silver before winning the Brittannia Stakes at the Royal meeting two years ago, while the Dr Marwan Koukash-owned Gabrial won last year before running some decent races at the top level.
The Potters, always hard to beat at the boisterous Brittannia Stadium, took the lead in familiar style - a header from a corner - but Albion dug in to stay in the game and were rewarded three minutes from time when Vela, just on as a substitute for Jerome Thomas, enjoyed the benefit of a marginal offside decision and nipped through to equalise.
My limbs lift, scabbed with greenish coins I draw into my slow wood fleur-de-lys, the enthroned Brittannia.
St Peter's Square will taken over on July 5 for music and dance with Moniars, Frizbee, Dr Jazz, Banda, Bacana, Brittannia, Coconutters, and the Polonez Polish Dancers.
WITHOUT knowing Amanda Rawlinson's personal circumstances (Examiner April 23), I would have thought that, rather than waste pounds 20 per week in parking costs plus fuel costs, for pounds 15 per week (or even less monthly/annually), she could walk the short distance from her home to Scar lane (or even, if the timing is right, catch the Brittannia road bus) and catch one of the frequent buses to town, where she would have an even shorter walk than normal to her place of work.