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English definition of “continent”

continent

noun [C]  /ˈkɑn·tən·ənt, -tə·nənt/ us  
one of the seven large land masses on the earth’s surface, surrounded or mainly surrounded by sea: Asia and Africa are the two biggest continents.
continental
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌkɑn·tənˈen·təl, -təˈnen-/ us  
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