Britannia


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Britannia

1. a female warrior carrying a trident and wearing a helmet, personifying Great Britain or the British Empire
2. (in the ancient Roman Empire) the S part of Great Britain
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Big action, swords and sorcery - it's little wonder there were exciting whispers Britannia could fill the gaping hole left by the HBO epic.
But Britannia, which also owns Pontins, says it is now trying to improve the standard of its hotels and "offer increasing levels of comfort and service".
The former Britannia is now a Manor Place and (inset) Britannia popular tourist stop-off at the Port of Leith in Edinburgh after returning from its final mission of bringing the last governor of Hong Kong Chris Patten and the Prince of Wales home when the territory was handed back to China.
Jodie Foster was presented with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia award for excellence in film during the ceremony.
To mark the launch of the Proof Britannia 2015 Collection, the Mint commissioned miniature sculptor Roy's People to portray the moment when the design of the coins came to life.
Experienced and new cruisers have had their imagination sparked as a result and have been booking Britannia itineraries from the Med to the Caribbean and from the Norwegian fjords to round trips of the British Isles, ably assisted by the cruise experts at Barrhead Travel.
He latched on to a sliced clearance by Britannia keeper Richard Wilkins and guided the ball into the unguarded net from 30 yards to spark wild celebrations in the corner.
Bali said Britannia currently operates in three key segments such as cookies, digestives and wafers.
But when asked about Rule Britannia she said: "I don't know but David Cameron should have known all the answers because he's the Prime Minister.
Britannia said that its value to the planned tie-up illustrated by the LOI is "immeasurable", adding that the move would immediately strengthen Microna[euro](tm)s business as well as its overall value and stockholder confidence.
UKPRwire, Wed May 16 2012] The Royal Mint has announced that it will reprise Philip Nathan's original 1987 depiction of the British icon on the Gold and Silver Proof coins for 2012, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Britannia commemorative coin.