English may refer to something of, from, or related to England, especially:
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... English (surname), people with the family name English English (programming language) English (film), an upcoming film English, a chiefly American expression for side spin of ...
... It is estimated that English loanwords, which are becoming more commonplace, make up 20% of the Maltese vocabulary, although other sources claim amounts as low as 6% ... is due to the fact that a number of new English loanwords are sometimes not officially considered part of the Maltese vocabulary hence, they are not included in certain dictionaries ... English loanwords are generally transliterated, although standard English pronunciation is virtually always retained ...
1466) 1584 – Steven Borough, English explorer (b. 1620) 1693 – John Ashby, English admiral (b. 1640) 1712 – Richard Cromwell, English son of Oliver Cromwell (b ...
... The English Theatre of Hamburg near U3 Mundsburg station was established in 1976 and is the oldest professional English-speaking theatre in Germany, and has exclusively English native-speaking ...
... Old English literature (or Anglo-Saxon literature) encompasses literature written in Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon) in Anglo-Saxon England, in the period from the ... of the era, preserving a chronology of early English history, while the poem Cædmon's Hymn from the 7th century survives as the oldest extant work of ... of research—in the 19th and early 20th centuries the focus was on the Germanic roots of English, later the literary merits were emphasised, and today ...
More definitions of "English":
- (noun): (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.
- (noun): The discipline that studies the English language and literature.
- (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture.
Example: "English history"; "the English landed aristocracy"; "English literature"
- (noun): The people of England.
Synonyms: English people, the English
Famous quotes containing the word english:
“While abroad, he met with a very salacious English woman, whose liberality retrieved his fortune, with several circumstances more to the honor of his vigor than his morals.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)
“If English is spoken in heaven ... God undoubtedly employs Cranmer as his speechwriter. The angels of the lesser ministries probably use the language of the New English Bible and the Alternative Service Book for internal memos.”
—Charles, Prince Of Wales (b. 1948)
“The English language may hold a more disagreeable combination of words than The doctor will see you now. I am willing to concede something to the phrase Have you anything to say before the current is turned on?”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)