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continent

noun
 
 
/ˈkɒntɪnənt/
[C] one of the seven large land masses on the Earth's surface: The company has production plants in every continent except Australia.
the Continent UK old-fashioned Europe, especially Western Europe, but not including the British Isles: Many of the jobs will be lost, not in Britain, but in branches on the Continent.
continental
Translations of “continent”
in Korean 대륙…
in Arabic قارّة…
in French continent, Europe (continentale)…
in Turkish kıta…
in Italian continente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洲,大洲,大陸…
in Russian континент…
in Polish kontynent…
in Spanish continente, Europa (continental)…
in Portuguese continente…
in German der Kontinent, das (europäische) Festland…
in Catalan continent…
in Japanese 大陸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洲,大洲,大陆…
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