Meaning of New Britain

New" Brit'ain

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, in the W central Pacific Ocean. 175,369. ab. 14,600 sq. mi. (37,814 sq. km). Cap.: Rabaul.
  2. a city in central Connecticut. 73,840.
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