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Little Englander

noun
1.
an English person who believes the best interests of Britain are served by attention to Britain itself, rather than to the concerns of the empire.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
Little Englandism, noun
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Little Englander

/ˈɪŋɡləndə/
noun
1.
(esp in the 19th century) a person opposed to the extension of the British Empire
2.
(Brit, informal) a person who perceives most foreign influences on Britain's culture and institutions as damaging or insidious
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