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See also: continent and continnent


Proper noun[edit]

the Continent

  1. (obsolete) The Old World.
    Peter Heylin, 1652, Cosmographie, "the whole Continent of Europe, Asia, Africa."
    1. Synonym of Europe (including Britain)
      1. (Britain) Mainland Europe, as seen from the British Isles.

Derived terms[edit]


Continent (plural Continents)

  1. An Encratite.

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