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- United Nations : An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress.
- Commonwealth of Nations : An international organisation that evolved out of the British Empire.
- Europe : Sixth largest continent; area 10,000,000 km2; pop. 720,000,000
- European Union : Political and economic association of 28 European states.
- British Isles : Group of islands off the northwest coast of Europe comprising Great Britain, Ireland, and adjacent smaller islands.
- British Islands : Collective legal term for the United Kingdom plus the Crown Dependencies: the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey (including Alderney, Sark and Herm).
- Great Britain : The largest part of the United Kingdom, comprising England, Scotland, Wales and islands immediately off their coasts.
- Countries of the United Kingdom : England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales; which form the sovereign state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- Bank of England : The central bank of the whole of the United Kingdom established in 1694, and is the model on which most modern, large central banks have been based.
- Church of England : Add brief definition or description
- House of Commons (United Kingdom) : The primary legislative chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
- House of Lords : The second chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
- Monarchy of the United Kingdom : The institution, the embodiment of which is the head of state of the United Kingdom.
- Parliament of the United Kingdom : The supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom its territories.
- Battle of Britain : Those German offensive air strikes, and British defense, with which the Germans had intended to establish air supremacy for their proposed invasion of Britain
- Battle of Hastings : (1066) The battle which marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule in England.
- Bill of Rights (England) : An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown
- English Civil War : 1641-1651 conflict between Parliamentarians and Royalists loyal to the monarchy.
- Glorious Revolution : (1688 - 89) Largely bloodless events which deposed King James VII and II (of Scotland and England), brought William and Mary to the thrones and established the monarchy on a contract basis.
- Great Depression in the United Kingdom : The Depression as it affected the United Kingdom.
- Industrial Revolution : A period of major economic transformation in Britain from the 1750s to the 1830s, characterized by the growth of a new system comprising factories, railroads, coal mining and business enterprises using new technologies.
- Magna Carta : A 13th century charter that forms part of the British constitution and which has been classified as a document of global significance.
- Norman invasion of England : Invasion of the Kingdom of England by the troops of William, Duke of Normandy ('William the Bastard'), and his victory at the Battle of Hastings.
- World War II : War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945.
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- Royal Marines : Naval infantry of the United Kingdom; a brigade-sized force of long experience in amphibious warfare
- British Army : That part of the United Kingdom's armed forces with principal responsibility for land warfare
- Royal Air Force : The British military service primarily responsible for air warfare
- U.K. Special Forces : A UK Ministry of Defence Directorate which also has the capability to provide a Joint Special Operations Task Force Headquarters.
- Joint Intelligence Committee : Add brief definition or description
- Secret Intelligence Service : Britain's national-level civilian organization for intelligence and covert action
- Security Service : British domestic counterintelligence service, without police powers
- Government Communications Headquarters : The British government agency responsible for signals intelligence and information assurance
- Atlantic Ocean : Second largest ocean in the world; separates the Americas from Europe and Africa.
- English Channel : Sea channel running between the south coast of England and the north coast of France.
- North Sea : Part of the Atlantic Ocean, between north-western mainland Europe and Great Britain; important trading and fishing zone, with extensive petroleum and natural gas reserves.
- Scottish people : A nation and an ethnic group indigenous to Scotland.
- Crown Dependencies : British territories with strong constitutional and historical links to the UK (Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey).
- British Overseas Territories : 14 areas of the world that are partly under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom; most are otherwise self-governing and were once part of the British Empire.