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
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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
Some stuffy old English word that toffs use. Comes from around the time of the Boer War and WWI.
1) Oooh I do love good ol Blighty.
2) The weather over here in Blighty is awful!
by Enterprise September 30, 2006
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