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Africa a continent of the Eastern Hemisphere south of Europe, between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Asia a large continent in the Eastern Hemisphere, bounded by the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, the Red Sea, and eastern Europe.
Australia an island continent southeast of Indonesia and between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. [2 definitions]
Central Africa a large region of Africa in the central part of the continent usually consisting of Chad, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Republic of the Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and often including, in addition, other nearby nations depending on which definition of the region is used.
Central America an extension of the North American continent from the Mexican border to South America, comprising seven countries.
coast the region of a country or continent that lies along an ocean. [1/7 definitions]
continental of or pertaining to a continent. [1/6 definitions]
continental divide an extensive ridge of mountains on a continent that separates river systems flowing in opposite directions.
continental shelf the submerged rim of a continent, from which descent to the ocean floor is usu. precipitous.
Europe a continent west of Asia and separated from it by the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, and the Caspian and Black Seas, and including the adjacent islands in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. [2 definitions]
Great Green Wall a multinational African initiative to fight desertification and land degradation by modification of land use, water harvesting, and the planting and maintenance of trees primarily along the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, a belt of land that stretches across the width of the continent. [1/2 definitions]
intercontinental of or relating to travel or the ability to travel from continent to continent. [1/2 definitions]
island a body of land smaller than a continent and completely surrounded by water. [1/3 definitions]
Johannesburg a city in the country of South Africa, and one of the largest cities on the continent of Africa.
landmass a large body of land such as a continent or subcontinent.
mainland the principal land mass of a country, continent, or region, as distinguished from adjacent islands or peninsulas.
mayflower (cap.) the ship that in 1620 transported Pilgrims from Plymouth, England to the continent of North America at a point that is now Cape Cod in Massachusetts. [1/2 definitions]
North America the northern continent in the Western Hemisphere, lying between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
South America a continent in the southern part of the Western Hemisphere, between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Southern Ocean the ocean that surrounds the continent of Antarctica.
subcontinent a large, partly separate land mass forming part of a continent.