An island situated north-west of continental Europe, the eighth largest island in the world. It forms the main part of England, Scotland and Wales. Various adjacent islands (e.g. Anglesey, Shetland, Western Isles) are counted as part of Great Britain, but not Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands.
a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland
an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
Collective term for England, Wales and Scotland, including offshore islands. Note that Northern Ireland is not part of Great Britain.
Collective name for England, Wales and Scotland.
(Britain) A country located on the northern edge of the Asian continent that participated in World War II. Great Britain was one of the primary allied powers during World War II.
That part of the United Kingdom that does not include Northern Ireland (i.e. Scotland, England and Wales).
Great Britain is the largest island of the British Isles. It lies to the northwest of Continental Europe with Ireland to the west and comprises the larger part of the territory of the United Kingdom.