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God Save the Queen

British national anthem. [Br. Culture: Scholes, 408]
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God Save the Queen

official national anthem of the British Commonwealth. [Br. Music: Scholes, 408]
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I think it really began to sink in up on the podium, when the flags came down behind us and they played the British national anthem - that was definitely a proud moment.
Firstly, the English do not have a National Anthem, God Save The Queen" is the British National Anthem.
Though it is worth recalling that the British National Anthem was not always booed by Scotland supporters.
We were British, singing a British national anthem and flying a British flag, united in one glorious nation with the Scots and the Welsh.
The woman, who said she was a Christian and a schizophrenic, shouted from the back of St Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney as the congregation sang the British national anthem.
Standing on the top step of the podium, with the British national anthem ringing out, there were clear tears of joy in Hamilton's eyes.
He fears that the British national anthem will be met with a chorus of boos when it is played ahead of their game against Uruguay in Wales tomorrow.
ON Monday night the Eisteddfod opened with a Gala Concert that could not be faulted until at the very end with the singing of the British National Anthem, and once number.
FURTHER to the debate about the British national anthem, It does nothing but praise the head of state and says nothing about the people who built this country.
The MPs say England's use of the British national anthem is unfair to the Scots and Welsh: "It is quite wrong that England use the British national anthem when competing as England rather than as Great Britain or the United Kingdom, particularly when playing the other home nations who also have God Save the Queen as their British national anthem.
DUP MLA Norah Beare hits out at reports that the IFA might recommend changing the British national anthem to be a general football song at NI games.

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