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continent1 US English

Any of the world’s main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America)

continent2 US English

Able to control movements of the bowels and bladder

the Continent in continent1 US English

The mainland of Europe as distinct from the British Isles

mid-continent US English

The middle of a continent.

Dark Continent US English

A name given to Africa at a time when it was little known to Europeans

subcontinent US English

A large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North America or southern Africa

supercontinent US English

Each of several large landmasses (notably Pangaea, Gondwana, and Laurasia) thought to have divided to form the present continents in the geological past