- a female personification of Britain
- alternative (normal) spelling of Brittania
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Bri*tan"ni*a (&?;), n. [From L.
Britannia Great Britain.] A white-metal alloy of tin, antimony,
bismuth, copper, etc. It somewhat resembles silver, and is used for table
ware. Called also Britannia metal.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Britannia, a name for Britain as old as the days of Cæsar, and
inhabited by Celts, as Gaul also was.
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