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Noun: continent  kón-ti-nunt or kónt-nunt
  1. One of the large landmasses of the earth
    "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
Adjective: continent  kón-ti-nunt or kónt-nunt
  1. Having control over urination and defecation
     
  2. Abstaining from sexual intercourse
    "continent priests";
    - celibate
Noun: Continent
  1. The European mainland
    "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there"

Derived forms: continents

See also: chaste

Type of: land mass, landmass, mainland

Antonym: incontinent

Part of: Europe

Encyclopedia: Continent