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Confusing Words > Briton and Britain
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

BRITON AND BRITAIN
BRITON - a person from Great Britain

Examples:

A Briton is a native of Britain.

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BRITAIN - alternate term for Great Britain, comprised of England, Scotland, and Wales

Examples:

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK, or Britain) is a sovereign state located off the northwestern coast of continental Europe.

Great Britain lies to the northwest of Continental Europe, with Ireland to the west, and makes up the larger part of the territory of the United Kingdom.










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