Meaning of Britannia
Pronunciation: (bri-tan'ē-u, -tan'yu), [key]
- the ancient Roman name of the island of Great Britain, esp. the S part where the early Roman provinces were.
- the British Empire.
- Great Britain.
- the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
- the figure of a seated woman with trident and helmet used as a symbolic representation of Great Britain and the British Empire.