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Adjective: continental  ,kón-ti'nen-t(u)l
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of a continent
    "the continental divide"; "continental drift"
  2. Being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe
    "the continental United States"; "continental Europe"; "continental waters"
  3. Of or pertaining to or typical of Europe
    "a continental breakfast"
  4. Of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
    "the Continental Army"; "the Continental Congress"
Noun: continental  ,kón-ti'nen-t(u)l
  1. Someone from the European mainland
Noun: Continent
  1. The European mainland
    "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there";
    - Continental Europe

Derived forms: continentals

See also: continent-wide, transcontinental

Type of: mainland

Antonym: intercontinental

Part of: Europe

Encyclopedia: Continental, Ohio