Meaning of “continent” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈkɒntɪnənt/
Extra Examples
the North American continentAsia and Africa are the two biggest continents.Europe is such a varied continent.He traversed the continent from east to west.We travelled across the continent.

B1 one of the seven main areas of land on the Earth, such as Asia, Africa, or Europe

(Definition of “continent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)