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supercontinent

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noun su·per·con·ti·nent \ˈsü-pər-ˌkän-tə-nənt, -ˌkänt-nənt\

Definition of supercontinent

  1. :  a hypothetical former large continent from which other continents are held to have broken off and drifted away



1960

First Known Use of supercontinent

1960


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