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  • n  a slang term for Great Britain used by British troops serving abroad

  • It was like coming out of the trenches to blighty and peace on earth.
  • Three times he was wounded; the third time he copped a real "blighty" (a wound serious enough to get him home for keeps).
News & Articles

  • The iPhone 5s and 5c in the UK: what you need to know
    The dust has settled on Apple's 2013-era iPhone launch , so it's time that we delved into what the damage is here in 'ol Blighty. EE , along with its buddies Orange and T-Mobile, has confirmed that it'll carry both the iPhone 5s and 5c from launch. LTE contract users who are six months into their EE deal will also be able to take advantage of the conveniently-announced Swap service. O2 has said ...
    Sept. 11, 2013 - Engadget
Quotes

  • Marc Cherry in Stuff.co.nz
    David and Robbie are perfect to star as the new neighbours' best friends - the gorgeous, eccentric couple flown over from Blighty,Cherry said. "We haven't had that kind of wow for the wives since Jesse Metcalfe left and we want it to cause...
  • Mark Bickley in Melbourne Herald Sun
    If we did not win the premierships, there is no way, I don't think, I would be accepting this award,Bickley said. "If when 'Blighty' (coach Malcolm Blight) came we finished fourth and fourth and fifth, this wouldn't happen."
  • Brett Burton in Herald Sun
    Blighty, gave me an opportunity and confidence at the start to play with flair,Burton said. "Ayresy taught me discipline and gave me an opportunity to play on the wing. Craigy taught me about leadership, life and high standards."

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