United Kingdom
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /juːˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/, /jʊˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/, /jəˌnaɪ.tɪd ˈkɪŋ.dəm/
Proper noun
  1. A kingdom and sovereign state in Western Europe comprising the four countries of England, Scotland and Wales in the island of Great Britain, and Northern Ireland in the island of Ireland. Since 1922.
  2. (historical) The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1801–1922)
  3. (historical, informal, nonstandard) The Kingdom of Great Britain (1707–1801)
  4. (nation's name) Kingdom consisting of several constituencies, actual, historical, or hypothetical.
    United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves.
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