England

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlənd/, (non-standard) /ˈɪŋɡələnd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlənd/, (also) /ˈɪŋlənd/
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  • Hyphenation: Eng‧land

Proper noun[edit]

England (usually uncountable, plural Englands)

  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. (obsolete, law) England (sense 1) and Wales.
  3. A habitational surname, from Old English​.
  4. (nonstandard, sometimes offensive) The United Kingdom.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Outside the UK, and even sometimes in England itself (especially historically; less often now), the term England often refers to the UK as a whole. This use is often considered offensive, especially by residents of the other constituent countries of the UK.
  • Prior to the Welsh Language Act 1967, references to England in UK legislation included Wales.

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper noun[edit]

England

  1. England

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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England n (genitive Englands)

  1. England (a constituent country of the United Kingdom)
  2. (somewhat informal) Great Britain (an island in Western Europe)
  3. (somewhat informal) United Kingdom (a country in Western Europe)
  4. (informal, proscribed) the British Isles (an archipelago in Western Europe, including 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. It is, however, now uncommon to use England when referring specifically to a place or incident in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland. In such a case, the respective word would normally be used (Schottland, Wales, Nordirland).
  • The usage including the Republic of Ireland, which is sometimes heard, is conspicuously nonstandard.

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Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia is

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Ęngland.

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England n

  1. England

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Luxembourgish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lb

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæŋˌlant/, [ˈæŋˌlɑnt]

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England n

  1. England

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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England

  1. England

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋlɑn/, /ˈɛŋlɑnd/

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England

  1. England

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

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England n (genitive Englands)

  1. England