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- Agricultural show : A public event showcasing the equipment, animals, sports and recreation associated with the occupations of agriculture and animal husbandry.
- Aircraft carrier : A warship designed to launch and recover combat aircraft and aircraft that support military operations
- Australia : Continent in the Southern Hemisphere and the federal parliamentary nation that occupies it.
- Bangladesh : Country in southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India.
- Bartitsu : An eclectic martial art and self defence method originally developed in England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- Battle of the Coral Sea : Fought in May 1942, the first battle between naval forces built around aircraft carriers, in which the opposing United States and Japanese ships never saw one another; it was a tactical Japanese defeat and strategic U.S. victory
- Bonfire Night : A national celebration held every 5th November in the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth countries to mark a failed attempt in 1605 by several Catholic conspirators, notably Guy Fawkes, to blow up the Houses of Parliament and assassinate James I.
- Boxing Day : An annual Christmastide holiday occurring on the 26th December in the United Kingdom and the countries of the Commonwealth.
- British Empire : The worldwide domain controlled by Britain from its origins about 1600
- British English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- CIA activities in Asia-Pacific : This is a regional-level subpage dealing with CIA intelligence and operations pertaining to the Asia-Pacific area. Large topics may be in subordinate pages.
- Cameroon : (population 18 million) A country located in West/Central Africa which shares boundaries with Chad to the north, Nigeria to the west, Central African Republic to the east, Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea to the south.
- Canada : The world's second-largest country by total area, occupying most of northern North America; officially a bilingual nation, in English and French (population approx. 27 million).
- Cargo cult : A group of social movements that began in Melanesia in the late nineteenth century which believe that manufactured goods, including canned goods, airplanes, and automobiles, were created by spirits or ancestors of Melanesian people.
- Chip (disambiguation) : Add brief definition or description
- Chips (food) : Strips of skinless potato that are grilled, deep-fried or baked until their outsides are crisp and approaching golden brown in colour
- Commonwealth Games : A multi-sport event held every four years, involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. Originally known as the 'British Empire Games', it was first held in 1930 at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
- Conservapedia : Conservative wiki encyclopedia project founded by Andrew Schlafly as an alternative to Wikipedia and its "liberal bias", instead preferring conservative Christian and Republican Party viewpoints.
- Dominion : Term applied to the first members of the British Commonwealth to become independent.
- Elizabeth II : The present monarch and head of state of the United Kingdom since 1952 (born 1926).
- England : The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000.
- English spellings : Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters.
- French fries : Thin sticks of potato that have been deep-fried.
- GLBT : An acronym that refers to 'gay', 'lesbian', 'bisexual' and 'transgender' people.
- Gasoline : A fuel for spark-ignited internal combustion engines derived from petroleum crude oil.
- German Shepherd Dog : Breed of large dog developed in Germany, having a dense grayish to brownish or black coat and often trained to assist the police and guide the blind.
- Glasgow : The largest city in Scotland, located on the River Clyde and a great shipbuilding centre during the Industrial Revolution; population about 581,000.
- Hamilton, Ontario : Ontario's third-largest city, with a population over 500,000, located at the head of Lake Ontario.
- House of Commons (United Kingdom) : The primary legislative chamber of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
- Indonesia : A country in Southeast Asia.
- John Akii-Bua : (December 3, 1949 - June 20, 1997), a Ugandan who won the 400m hurdles at the 1972 Munich Olympic games.
- Kerala : A State of south-western India.
- Knight : Term used in the Middle Ages for a warrior of noble ancestry.
- Law of the United States : The system of law as it has evolved under the United States Constitution through laws enacted by Congress and treaties to which the U.S. is a party.
- Linguistic anthropology : The branch of anthropology that brings linguistic methods to bear on anthropological problems, linking the analysis of semiotic and particularly linguistic forms and processes to the interpretation of sociocultural processes.
- London Calling (journal) : The overseas journal of the BBC's World Service (1939-1992).
- Mathematics : The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
- Member of Parliament (UK) : An elected representative in the House of Commons (the lower house of the legislative branch of government in the UK); they represent the public, debate legislation, vote on whether a bill should become law, and serve on various committees.
- New Zealand : Country in the South Pacific; constitutional monarchy and a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Nigeria : Country on the coast of West Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean in the south, Niger to the north, Benin to the west, and Cameroon to the east.
- Oceania : A major geographical region of the planet Earth, mostly in the southern hemisphere, consisting of Australasia (the Australian continent and New Zealand), Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia.
- Olympic Games : A quadrennial multi-sport event organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) involving athletes from around the world in both summer and winter sport editions. The summer event was first staged at Athens in 1896 as a revival of the Ancient Olympics; the winter event was first staged at Chamonix in 1924.
- Oro Bay : A U.S. advanced base, during WWII, in Papua New Guinea
- Pacific Ocean : the largest single mass of water in the world, lying between Asia and Australia on its west, and North America and South America on its east.
- Papua New Guinea : A developing nation in Oceania, part of the Commonwealth of Nations, on whose islands and in whose waters were fought many major battles of the Second World War
- Parliament of the United Kingdom : The supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom its territories.
- Portugal : South-west European republic (population c. 10.7 million; capital Lisbon) on the western side of the Iberian Peninsula, with a long Atlantic coastline to its west and bordering Spain to the north and east.
- Pound sterling : The currency of the United Kingdom, its Crown dependencies (the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands) and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and British Antarctic Territory, subdivided into 100 pence, with the symbol £.
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh : The husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
- Solomon Islands : An island republic, part of the Commonwealth of Nations, in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu; scene of much fighting in the Second World War
- Sydney : (population 4.4 million) The capital of the Australian state of New South Wales.
- Toea : The currency subunit of the Kina, which is the currency of Papua New Guinea.
- Torres Strait Islander : A member of a group of Indigenous Australians who inhabit or originate from the Torres Strait Islands, which are situated between the northern tip of Cape York in Queensland and the south-west coast of Papua New Guinea.
- Typhoid fever : An acute systemic, febrile infection caused by Salmonella typhi, a serotype of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi, spread by fecal-oral contamination, best prevented by water treatment
- United Kingdom : Constitutional monarchy which includes England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- 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.
- Venerable Order of Saint John : British order of chivalry descended from the hospitaller tradition.
- World War II, Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- Zimbabwe : A country located in Southern Africa bordering the countries of Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia.