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Definition of Continental

Continental

  1. Of or pertaining to a continent.
  2. Of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England; as, a continental tour; a continental coalition.
  3. Of or pertaining to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War; as, Continental money.
  4. A soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3.

Continental Quotations

The entire North Polar ice cap is disappearing before our very eyes. It's been the size of the continental United States for the last 3 million years and now 40 percent is gone and the rest of it is going.
Al Gore

If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation.
Gouverneur Morris

God bless my father, but he always spoke in this continental, literary accent, probably because he was a professor of comparative literature and he made the decision to speak with distinction.
Nicolas Cage

I'm English enough to feel something of a gut-reaction to modernism, to continental philosophising and anything that smacks of a refusal to pay attention to the forensics: the empirical facts on the ground.
Will Self

If I can join hands with FIFA and other continental bodies to promote football globally, then I can do more than that to raise African football to new heights.
Roger Milla
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Continental Translations

continental in Spanish is continental
continental in Swedish is kontinental
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