God Save the Queen

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

God Save the Queen

  1. The national anthem of the United Kingdom.

Interjection[edit]

God Save the Queen!

  1. (UK, Canada) An expression of one’s patriotism and hope for the long life of the monarch, especially in her presence.
  2. (UK) A formal statement at the end of many proclamations issued by the Queen or in her name.

Usage notes[edit]

Used in countries of the British Commonwealth and historically in countries of the former British Empire.