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continental

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːntnˈentl; ˌkɒntɪˈnentl/

Translation of continental in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 2 2.1 (European) [customs/cuisine] de Europa (continental) 2.2
    (Continental)
    (in US history) [Congress/soldier] de las colonias confederadas
    Example sentences
    • Such locations were defined based on the latitude and longitude of the center of the country (or continental area) of origin.
    • And we can say the same thing for other continents that all large continental areas are clearly having increases in temperature which are directly attributable to human activities.
    • Earthquakes primarily represent a threat to areas where continental plates meet: Japan, Turkey, California, for example.
    Example sentences
    • Visitors can indulge in Indian, Chinese or Continental cuisine as well as delights from the bakery.
    • Among the chief achievements of the Continental navy was to bring the war to Europe.
    • Arguably, it is this route that Continental philosophy has followed ever since.

noun/nombre

  • europeo, (masculine, feminine)

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