the Continent

Definition of the Continent

chiefly British
:the countries of Europe except for Great Britain and Ireland
  • The book provides information on hotels in Britain and on the Continent.

Word by Word Definitions

continent play
  1. : exercising continence

  2. : restrictive

  1. : container, confines

  2. : epitome

  3. : mainland


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