Definition of Britannia, Brittania
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Britannia, Britanniae
(Brittānia, Brittāniae)
Britanni
Βρεττανία
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. Great Britain, consisting of
Abbreviations
Britanni, ōrum, m., the Britons, inhabitants of Great Britain, Lucr. 6, 1105; Caes. B. G. 4, 21; 5, 14; 5, 21 et saep.; Tac. Agr. 11 sq.; id. A. 14, 29; Verg. E. 1, 67; Hor. C. 1, 35, 30; 3, 4, 33; 3, 5, 3 et saep.

— In sing. Britannus catenatus, Hor. Epod. 7, 7.

— The inhabitants of Bretagne, or Brittany, in France, Sid. Ep. 1, 7; 9, 9.

— Derivv. Britannia (Brittānia in MSS. and edd. of Sol. and Mart. Cap.), ae, f., = Βρεττανία, Great Britain, in its most extended sense, consisting of Albion (England and Scotland) and Hibernia or Ibernia (Ireland), Plin. 4, 16, 30, § 102; hence, also, in plur. Britanniae, Cat. 29, 20; 45, 42; in a more restricted sense, the larger island, England and Scotland, Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 16, 4; id. N. D. 2, 34, 88; Caes. B. G. 4, 21; 5, 8; 5, 12 sq.; Mel. 3, 6, 4; 3, 6, 6; Plin. 4, 16, 30, § 102 sq.; 25, 3, 6, § 21; Tac. Agr. 10 sq.; 21; 24; id. H. 1, 9 sq.

— Britan-nus (Brītannus, Lucr. 6, 1105), a, um, adj., of Britain, British (poet. Britannicus): esseda, Prop. 2, 1, 76: canes, Claud. II. Cons. Stil. 301: litus, id. IV. Cons. Hon. 28: oceanus, id. B. Get. 202; Laus Ser. 40 et saep.

— Britannicus, a, um, adj., Britannic, British: aestus, the British Channel, Cic. N. D. 3, 10, 24: mare, Mel. 3, 6, 3: oceanus, id. 1, 3, 1; 2, 6, 1: inter Rhenum et Sequanam, Plin. 4, 19, 33, § 109: legiones, Tac. H. 1, 9; 1, 60; 2, 57; 2, 65; 3, 22 al.: balaena, Juv. 10, 14: lingua, Tac. G. 45: herba, water-dock: rumex aquaticus, Plin. 25, 3, 6, § 20.

—Subst.: Britannicus, i, m., a cognomen of the conquerors of Britain; of the son of the emperor Claudius and Messalina, previously called Germanicus, Suet. Claud. 27; 43; Tac. A. 11, 4; 11, 11; 11, 26; 11, 32; 12, 2; poisoned by Nero, Tac. A. 13, 16; Suet. Ner. 33.

—Of the emperor Commodus, Lampr. Commod. 8.

— Britto or Brīto, ō^nis, = Britannus. A Briton, Aus. Epigr. 110.

— An inhabitant of Bretagne, in France, Mart. 11, 21, 9.

—Plur., Juv. 15, 124 (al. Bistones).

— Britannis, idis, f. adj., British, of Britain: insulae, i. e. Albion et Hibernia, Prisc. Perieg. p. 577.

— ‡ Britanniciānus, a, um, adj., Britannic, transacting business in Britain, Inscr. Rein. cl. 1, n. 177; Inscr. Orell. 2029.
 
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