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Translations (UK - US)

  • saloon = sedan (car)
  • estate = station wagon (car)
  • motorway = main highway (interstate)
  • dual carriageway = divided highway
  • roundabout = traffic circle
  • petrol = gas
  • boot = trunk

England, Britain, the United Kingdom - What's What?

England, Britain, the United Kingdom - what do you call that cluster of islands to the left of northern Europe?

Wikipedia - British Isles (Terminology): This article explains this all in more depth.

Wikipedia - Counties of England: A good map showing the geographic counties of England, called "Ceremonial Counties". Read more about the history of English counties (they were rearranged in 1974 and in the 1990s).