United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:

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officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (2015 est. pop. 65,397,000), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. The country is often referred to simply as Britain.
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

the official name for the state of Great Britain.

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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has a long name--it's a rather small country, about the size of Oregon.
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