Britannic


Britannic

Britannic means "of Britain", "British", as in Her Britannic Majesty, from Britannia, the Roman name for Britain

Britannic was also the name of three ships built by Harland & Wolff for the White Star Line:
*SS Britannic (1874), holder of the Blue Riband
*HMHS Britannic (1914), sank in 1916 after hitting a
**Britannic (film), a 2000 film based on the true story of the HMHS Britannic.
*RMS Britannic (1929), scrapped in 1960.

ee also

* Britannia (disambiguation)


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  • Britannic — war der Name von drei Schiffen der White Star Line: RMS Britannic (1874), 5004 BRT, Gewinnerin des Blauen Bandes 1876 HMHS Britannic, Stapellauf 1914, 48.158 BRT, dritter Dampfer der Olympic Klasse RMS Britannic (1930), 26.943 BRT, vorletzter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Britannic — Bri*tan nic, a. [L. Britannicus, fr. Britannia Great Britain.] Of or pertaining to Great Britain; British; as, her Britannic Majesty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Britannic — 1640s, from L. Britannicus (see BRITAIN (Cf. Britain)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Britannic — [bri tan′ik] adj. [L Britannicus < Britannia] of Great Britain; British …   English World dictionary

  • Britannic — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Britannic (homonymie). Britannic Le Britannic après sa transformation en navire hôpital Autre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Britannic (II) — HMHS Britannic Technische Daten Schiffstyp: Passagierdampfer Einsatzzweck: Lazarettschiff Rauminhalt: 48.158 BRT Verdrängung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Britannic (I) — Die Britannic und die Germanic um 1870 Die SS Britannic war ein Schiff der White Star Line. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Schiffsdaten 2 Passagierkapazität …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Britannic — /bri tan ik/, adj. 1. of Britain; British: Her Britannic Majesty. 2. Brythonic. n. 3. Brythonic. [1635 45; < L Britannicus. See BRITANNIA, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Britannic — El RMS Britannic, uno el tercer barco de Clase Olimpic de la compañía White Star Line, y una de las naves hermanas del Titanic, su construcción estaba en etapa inicial cuando zarpó este último. A raíz de lo sucedido con el Titanic en 1912, se le… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Britannic — /brəˈtænɪk/ (say bruh tanik) adjective 1. British: Her Britannic Majesty. 2. → Brythonic. {Latin Britannicus} …   Australian English dictionary


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