Definition of


  1. (noun, location) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

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Alternate forms of U.k.

Hyponyms: blighty

Origin of the word U.k.

  1. abbreviation for United Kingdom, attested from 1892. more

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Words that sound like U.k.

u.s., u.s. house, u.s.a., uca, uk, ukase, uke, us, us house, usa, usage, use, ushas, usss, uuq, ux., uzi

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