British pound sterling

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n British pound sterling the basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; equal to 100 pence
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Usage

In literature:

To such an extent has the proud English pound sterling declined and in a British dominion too!
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
In 1920 the total value of British imports was 1,936 millions of pounds sterling.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
It has been reported that the British Government has offered half a million pounds sterling for this diamond.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
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