Definition of dark continent
- It was by the merest caprice of fortune that they headed toward the west coast of Africa, instead of toward Zanzibar on the opposite side of the dark continent.
- — Edgar Rice Burroughs
- … little was actually known about the interior of the Dark Continent until the mid-1800s.
- —Angus Carroll
- From Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, the world received the shocking discovery that man had opened the dark continent of the atom.
- —Daniel J. Boorstein