Great Britain
Proper noun
  1. The island (and sometimes including some of the surrounding smaller islands) off the north-west coast of Europe made up of England, Scotland and Wales. Abbreviation: GB.
  2. England, Scotland and Wales in combination.
  3. (historical or loosely) The United Kingdom. (This was the official name of the United Kingdom of Great Britain from 1707 to 1801.)
  4. A national sports team representing the United Kingdom in an international competition.
  5. The British Olympic Association.
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