Continental

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Continent +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

Continental (not comparable)

  1. Synonym of European (including insular Europe, such as Britain, Ireland)
    1. (Britain) Alternative form of continental, continental European.
      1. (Britain) Alternative form of continental (pertaining to the European Union).
  2. (historical, US, Britain) Pertaining to the colonies of British North America covered by the Continental Congress.

Noun[edit]

Continental (plural Continentals)

  1. Synonym of European (a denizen of Europe)
    1. (Britain) A denizen of continental Europe
      1. (Britain) A denizen of the European Union
  2. (historical, US, Britain) A denizen of the colonies of British North America covered by the Continental Congress.