United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, following the Irish Independence and the Partition of Ireland in 1922, leaving Northern Ireland to stay in the United Kingdom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jʊˈnaɪtɪd ˈkɪŋdəm əv ˌɡɹeɪt ˈbɹɪtən ən ˌnɔː(ɹ)ðə(ɹ)n ˈaɪə(ɹ)lənd/
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Proper noun[edit]

the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

  1. The official name of the United Kingdom (since 1927).

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