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What is the error in the from following sentence?

Many overseas students attend colleges in the Great Britain.

On many of the sites I found that the should be removed before Great Britain. But ngram shows the is used before Great Britain.

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    It's The United Kingdom, but there's no article before Britain (whether preceded by Great or not). Jun 18 '20 at 13:42
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"Great Britain" is a proper noun, and does not take an article (zero determiner).

I looked up "the great britain" and "great britain" (case-insensitive) on Google Ngram, and could not reproduce your results.

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