one of several principal land masses of earth, generally considered to be including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australian Continent, Europe, the united states, and South America.
The mainland of European countries. Combined with the.
Land (as opposed to the water).
a big contiguous landmass considered separate of its countries, peninsulas etc. Specifically, the Old-world continent of Europe–Asia–Africa. Begin to see the Continent.
all the primary constant land-masses in the planet's area, now generally speaking seen as seven in number, including their relevant countries, continental shelfs etc.
what includes any such thing; a receptacle.
the grand divisions of land from the world; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a sizable human anatomy of land varying from an island, not only in its dimensions, however in its construction, which is that of a large basin bordered by hill chains.
whatever contains or includes; a container or owner.
whatever is contained or comprised; contents; the total amount held or that can be held, as by a vessel.
In real geography, one of the largest landmasses of this globe.
[capitalized] In a unique sense, in English literary works, the mainland of European countries, as distinguished from Brit countries: because, to travel on Continent.
Land in a general sense, as distinguished from water; terra firma.