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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋɡlənd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɪŋ(ɡ)lənd/
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  • Hyphenation: Eng‧land

Proper nounEdit

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​.
  3. (nonstandard, sometimes offensive) The United Kingdom.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

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DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Proper nounEdit

England

  1. England

GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

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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 notesEdit

  • 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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IcelandicEdit

 
Icelandic Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia is

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Ęngland.

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England n

  1. England

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LuxembourgishEdit

 
Luxembourgish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia lb

Proper nounEdit

England n

  1. England

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

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England

  1. England

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛŋlɑn/, /ˈɛŋlɑnd/

Proper nounEdit

England

  1. England

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SwedishEdit

 
Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

England n (genitive Englands)

  1. England