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English definition of “continent”


noun [C]    /ˈkɑn·tən·ənt, -tə·nənt/
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    /ˌkɑn·tənˈen·təl, -təˈnen-/ adjective [not gradable]
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