A nickname for London. According to my friend, a life-long resident and of Hindu origins, it is from the Hindi for 'overseas' - 'vilaiyat'.
Gotta nip back to Ol' Blighty to see me Mum for her birthday.
by daikenn March 12, 2008
Slang term for Great Britain
Here in good old Blighty however, the weather's not so good.
by charr July 27, 2005
A slang term for england used by english troops serving abroad
There are blighty troops abroad
by William Nanemahoo December 12, 2003