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subcontinentnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsʌbˈkɒn.tɪ.nənt/  us   /ˈsʌbˌkɑːn.ən.ənt/
a ​largearea of ​land that is ​part of a ​continent, often referring to ​SouthAsia: the Indian subcontinent He has written a ​book about the ​history of ​railways in the subcontinent.
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