England

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Engeland, Englelond, from Old English Englaland (land of the Angles), from genitive of Engle (the Angles) + land (land).

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England

  1. The region of the island of Great Britain which is to the east of Wales and the south of Scotland; one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom.
  2. A habitational surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Outside the United Kingdom, and even sometimes in England itself (especially historically; less often now), the term “England” often refers to the United Kingdom as a whole. This use is sometimes considered offensive, especially by residents of the other constituent countries of the UK.

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Danish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

England

  1. England

German[edit]

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England n (genitive Englands)

  1. England
  2. (somewhat informal) Great Britain
  3. (somewhat informal) United Kingdom
  4. (informal, proscribed) the British Isles (including the Republic of Ireland)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In formal usage, England referring to Great Britain or the United Kingdom is now very rare.
  • In common speech, England continues to be the most common word for the two respective entities as a whole because the synonyms Großbritannien and Vereinigtes Königreich are very long. It is, however, now uncommon to use England when referring specifically to a place or incident in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland. In this case, the respective word would be used (Schottland, Wales, Nordirland).
  • The usage including the Republic of Ireland, which is sometimes heard, is regarded as unthinking or illiterate.

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Ęngland.

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England n

  1. England

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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England n

  1. England

Norwegian[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Proper noun[edit]

England

  1. England

Swedish[edit]

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England

  1. England