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Re: terminology

There's no formally-defined meaning for the term "Britain" on its own (or "British" for that matter) even though it's often used as a synonym for the United Kingdom.

And if I wanted specifically to refer to the island, I *would* say Great Britain- or more likely "the island of Great Britain", since even though that name does have a defined meaning, it's often treated (wrongly) as a synonym for the United Kingdom.

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