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continental breakfast

noun, often capitalized C

Simple Definition of continental breakfast

  • : a light breakfast in a hotel, restaurant, etc., that usually includes baked goods, jam, fruit, and coffee

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of continental breakfast

  1. :  a light breakfast (as of rolls or toast and coffee)

1896

First Known Use of continental breakfast

1896


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