Why Did the Sun Never Set on the British Empire?

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The phrase 'the sun never sets on the British Empire' was used in reference to the British Empire because the empire span across the globe and hence there was at least one of its territories in daylight at any particular time. The phrase 'the Empire on which the sun never sets', was also commonly used across the globe to refer to the global empires that were so extensive.
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Answer Under the pseudonym Christopher North, writer John Wilson composed a serious of articles for a long-running column called "Noctes Ambrosianae." Wilson as North wrote
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Because the British Empire stretched around the world. The empire was located on all six of the inhabited continents so somewhere in the world the sun was shining on some part of
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It`s because the sun really does shine out of pour backsides and therefore will always shine on the empire,,
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The phrase was first used to describe the Spanish Empire in the 16th
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The sun never sets on the British empire is a phrase that has been used to describe variations of the British colonial empire and Spanish colonial empire. The ...
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