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con·ti·nent

continent

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tih nnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: one of the earth's seven major areas of land. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
Brazil is on the continent of South America.
 
derivation: continently (adv.)
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