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con·ti·nent

continent

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tih nnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: one of the earth's seven major areas of land. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
Brazil is on the continent of South America.
 
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derivation: continently (adv.)
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broader category including continent
names of the seven continents
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