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mainland

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mainland

  1. one of the great divisions of land on the globe or the main part of such a division <the boat back to the mainland leaves once every two days> Synonyms continent, landmass, main Related Words subcontinent, supercontinent Near Antonyms island, isle, islet; atoll, barrier reef, cay, coral reef, key; cape, headland, peninsula, promontory





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